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Cornflowers?

Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 8,508
I was just looking at a recent post about cornflowers and thought - I've got some of them!
But from what I've read, cornflowers are annuals.
I planted what I thought were cornflowers in 2017 and they've been coming back every year, so I'm not sure what the are. I've got several clumps, and they've been there since I planted them out in 2017.
They do self-seed a bit and I leave the papery seed heads on for as long as they stand upright

Any ideas folks?
Thanks

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  • Paul B3Paul B3 Posts: 2,964
    Probably wrong , but looks a bit like Chicory .
  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 18,424
    Not cornflowers, cornflowers are annuals and perennials. The perennial one is Centaurea Montana.
    It could be Catananche caerulia.
    Dordogne and Norfolk
  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 8,508
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    It could be Catananche caerulia.
    That's the one :smile: I remember now I bought seed from Chiltern's
    Thanks @Busy-Lizzie
    I've been thinking they were cornflowers all along...
    Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit.
    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 18,424
     :)   
    Dordogne and Norfolk
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