Rare arable flowers such as shepherd's needle, the cornflower and marigolds thrive in the fallow land, encouraging insects as food for birds.
from cornflower to azure, there are herringbones, checks, and ginghams
In 1992 Design By Nature started saving species such as the cornflower and by end of the year they had established a living gene bank of 60 species of wildflowers.
The Bachelor's Button is an old-fashioned flower, a roadside attraction with familiar blue blossoms, also known as the cornflower .
I recall clutching colorful handfuls of pale blue cornflowers , dainty yellow buttercups, fragrant pink wild roses and yes - golden black-eyed Susans.
Flowers, such as cornflowers , scarlet pimpernel and shepherd's needle, used to be a common sight in the county's cornfields 50 years ago, but today many are rare, or even extinct.
They wore cornflower blue strapless fitted bodices with fishtail shaped skirts and carried hand-tied bouquets of white carnations and pale blue freesia.
My bid to avoid supermarket plastic-wrapped flowers this year is going well: hardly a week's gone by when I haven't had a couple of vases of cornflowers on the windowsill or some dahlias in a glass.
While dressing Rachel in a dress of ivory and cornflower blue the maid spoke of the coming summer celebration that next July.
Her eyes were a watery, cornflower blue , and she kept them wide and innocent, hiding her intelligence behind a naïve and fussy exterior.