|Persian Cornflower is also known as Whitewash Cornflower maybe because the underside of the leaves is covered in silver hairs.|
It is native to Caucasus Mountains and north-east Turkey where it grows on mountain meadows and stony slopes. Persian Cornflowers attract butterflies and bees
Like Nasturtium and Gazania, Persian Cornflower also doesn't need much water so over-watering is extremely prohibited. And to avoid over seeding, removing the dying flowers is suggested then collect the seeds, if you like, for further propagation.