Germany, Estonia, the Republic of Malta's national flower
- Flower nameCornflower
- Scientific nameCentaurea cyanus
- Aliasセントーレア, 矢車菊, Centaurea, cornflower, bachelor's button, Yagurumagiku
- Place of originSoutheastern Europe
- Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement
- Flowering seasonApril, May, June
- Language of flowersTrust
What is Cornflower
The cornflower (scientific name: Centaurea cyanus) is a cold-resistant annual herb native to southeastern Europe and belonging to the Centaurea genus of the Asteraceae family. In sunny locations, the plant grows to a height of 30-100 cm. The leaves are oblong to linear or pinnately lobed with alternate leaf margins that may be entire or serrate. 4 to 5 cm in diameter, the flowers are produced from April to June with a capitate inflorescence extending from the flower stalk and consisting only of arrow-wheel shaped tubular flowers. The flowers are blue-purple, white, and pink. The blue flower is the national flower of Germany, Estonia, and Malta. It is used for potted plants and cut flowers. It is propagated by seed. It is also called bachelor's button and centaurea.
Common name: Cornflower, scientific name: Centaurea cyanus, aka: Yagurumagiku, cornflower, bachelor's button, Centaurea, Place of origin: Southeastern part of Europe, Environment: place of sunny, grass length: 30 to 100 cm, leaf order: alternate, leaf shape: oblong to linear or feathered rupture, leaf margin: all edges or with sawtooth , Flower shape: head flowers, corolla: tubular flowers, flowering period: April to June, flower diameter: 4 to 5 cm, flower color: bluish purple, white, peach, black, breeding method: seed.