Cornflowers | Artificial Flowers
Cornflowers, or bachelor's button, are thistle shaped flowers, usually in blue, that were once considered to be a weed that grew wildly in English meadows but has now been cultivated as a garden plant. Our silk cornflowers come in a variety of sizes and shades of blue or white. Perfect to mix with other artificial flowers and silk British wild flowers and grasses.
Interesting cornflower facts:
* cornflowers were used in the funeral wreath made for Tutankhamun.
* in folklore, cornflowers were worn by young men in love; if the flower faded too quickly, it was taken as a sign that the man's love was not returned
* the cornflower is the star sign flower for Cancerians (see Birth Month Flowers for more information)