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Cornflower 'The Bride' - seeds (Centaurea imperialis)

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Introduce the stately charm of Cornflower 'The Bride' (Centaurea imperialis) to your garden and witness a summer spectacle like no other. This striking variety not only captures the gaze with its large, fluffy blooms of pristine white and gentle cream but also establishes itself with remarkable ease from seeds, making it a prized gem among garden flowers.

Centaurea imperialis 'The Bride' produces flowers so white they seem to illuminate the garden space, exuding a sweet fragrance. These blossoms sit atop tall, stiff, and straight stems, blooming profusely through summer into the early frosts. Perfect for cut-flower arrangements, they add a touch of elegance and sophistication to any bouquet. The foliage, rough and feathery, brings texture and depth, while the long, branched stems make it easy to create visually engaging floral designs.

Additionally, Cornflower 'The Bride' demonstrates exceptional durability and resilience, making it an excellent choice for various garden settings. It thrives particularly well in informal or wildflower gardens, and when paired with red poppies and Snapdragon, it creates a striking and colourful contrast that is utterly breathtaking.

For optimal growth, ensure the soil is well-draining. Centaurea imperialis 'The Bride' flourishes in sunny spots which enhance its blooming intensity and overall development. Its minimal care requirements and robust nature make it an ideal selection for gardeners of all skill levels.

Seeds should be sown directly into the ground from March to April to allow adequate time for germination and development before the commencement of the summer flowering season.

In summary, Cornflower 'The Bride' is a superb choice for anyone looking to add a touch of finesse and subtle charm to their garden. Its fluffy, white flowers and ease of cultivation make it a plant that will undoubtedly garner admiration and become a favourite amongst garden enthusiasts. Each packet contains 1g of seeds, ready to transform your garden into a flourishing paradise.

GardenSeedsMarket - has been in business for more than a decade and from the very beginning we have made the quality of our products the top priority. Throughout the years we have delivered the best quality goods to tens of thousands of customers from all over the world. Their satisfaction proves that we had chosen the right way.

All seeds we sell are subject to a multi-level quality control checks and only then are carefully packed and dispatched. Our products have been awarded numerous certificates and comply with the highest standards of the European Union. Our employees are experienced gardeners who are more than happy to answer your every question.

Where do our seeds come from?

All of the seeds sold in our shop come from the best producers from across the European Union. Thanks to a long-standing cooperation with them we were able to develop the most adequate storing and dispatch conditions, guaranteeing that you always receive fresh and carefully tested batches of seeds. Exclusion of the middlemen from the whole process not only makes it possible for us to avoid sending out-of-date seeds that might have been lying too long on a warehouse shelf, but also ensures the most attractive price for top quality products.

The quality control process

All our seeds must pass a four-stage quality control process.

Stage one begins with a careful selection of the suppliers. Than we proceed with controlling their crops, foreign producers are not excluded from the quality control process. Plants are checked at every stage of their development: when they start to grow, during blooming and when they start bearing fruit (seeds). At this stage the most important thing is to ensure proper spacing of the plants. Thanks to that obtaining the desired morphological characteristics of each particular species or variety, such as colour, height and shape, can be ensured.

Stage two consists of a detailed verification tests in laboratory conditions. With the use of the highest quality equipment by the highly qualified staff, our suppliers perform more than 30 000 quality checks annually. The seeds that do not meet our requirements are subject to technological refining processes, including drying, cleaning, upgrading and testing again.

Stage three starts with sowing seeds in selected control plots. That way we obtain valuable, exact information concerning their germination that must be maintained at an appropriate level. Simultaneously, the varietal identity of each species is checked at this stage.

Stage four takes place in our warehouses and consists of eliminating seeds that have been stored for too long on our shelves and replacing them with new batches. Each package is stamped with a unique batch number and also with the sow-by-date.

All four stages combined allow us to state with confidence that the seeds we deliver comply with the highest standards and have completed all required control stages with flying colours.

Prizes and awards

The seeds we sell are widely recognized for their quality and have won many awards. Our seeds won numerous gold medals and distinctions for their high quality. The World of Flowers was also honoured for its innovative approach.


In addition, we have also been awarded the “IDEAL BUSINESS” certificate for two years in a row.


We are committed to selling only the highest quality seeds. Taking into consideration the efforts we make daily, please also note that plants are living organisms and their germination and growth depends on many factors, such as temperature, soil type, humidity and the frequency with that they are watered, sowing time and conditions, use of fertilizers and plant protection agents (pesticides), as well as weather and climate conditions. We provide help by sharing the accurate and up-to-date sowing and growing information, however, we cannot bear any responsibility for the plants that were not cultivated in conditions appropriate for given species.