an annual plant (Centaurea cyanus) of the composite family, with tiny, raylike, white, pink, or blue flowers forming a round head at the top of the stem
An annual Eurasian plant (Centaurea cyanus) in the composite family, cultivated and also naturalized in North America and having showy heads of blue, purple, pink, or white flowers. Also called bachelor's button .
Origin of cornflowerSo called because it is found in cornfields
- Of a blue colour, as that of the cornflower.
- Carduncellus Pinnatus - A pretty little alpine plant of the Thistle order, with finely-cut leaves and attractive heads of lilac flowers like a Cornflower.
- Aquamarine: Known for its distinctive coloring, aquamarine is also a popular alternative to cornflower sapphires.
- Word Baptism: This elegant scrapbook paper features cornflower blue wording on a white background.
- Enriched with cornflower extract, it helps keep puffiness at bay, too!
- The agitation spread throughout the country; great meetings were held at Eger and Aussig, which were attended by Germans from across the frontier, and led to serious disturbances; the cornflower, which had become the symbol of German nationality and union with Germany, was freely worn, and the language used was in many cases treasonable.