Scientific Name: Centaurea cyanus
Common Names: Garden Cornflower, Corn Flower
Non native, originally from England where it grew in wheatfields. Now naturalized in Texas, plant provides a variety of colorful flowers and is very drought tolerant. Blooms are 1 inch across and may be blue, white, pink or purple. Feathery appearance.
Bloom Color(s): purple, blue
Bloom Width: 1 in.
Bloom Height: 1/2 in.
Foliage Color(s): Green
Plant Family: Asteraceae
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Sightings: Lake Woodlands Parkway near SplitRock
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