Like clothes, flowers can go in and out of fashion. A fashionable flower used by landscape gardeners in Ireland 100 years ago might not be fashionable today. The same thing can be said about garden designs. The designs used by landscaping architects have evolved over the years to include outdoor garden lighting, decking and various other modern additions. Having a variety of flowers for your bedding and garden designs is important. The Centaurea Flower or Cornflower is a flower that has been around for while. It a colourful annual used for flower beds or cuttings. If you are landscaping your garden with this flower you are bound to get a variety of colours like pink, red, purple, white or the original blue. This flower does well in sun or partial shade. Sow seeds in September or April where they are to flower.