Some remains of this flower date back to the Neolithic era, its origins are very ancient. He is nicknamed "spell grass". A legend tells that the goddess
Flora, having found the body of her beloved Cyanus dead in a field full of cornflowers, wanted to call those flowers by her name;
the scientific name is in fact Centaurea cyanus. Centaury
derives from the name of the centaur Chiton who, wounded in the foot by a poisoned arrow, cured himself with the
flower juice. In the East, lovers give it to their beloved in the hope of getting happiness from her.
In the language of flowers it means happiness and lightness.