Flowers Agrostemma (Corn Cockle) Ocean Pearls

Ocean Pearls

Agrostemma Seed

Product ID: 1105

Elegant cut flower for early-season production.

1-2" blooms grow in sprays on willowy gray stems. Prefers cool growing conditions. Ht. 24-36". Avg. 5,500 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.
All parts of this plant are poisonous, including the seeds. Exercise extreme caution around children and pets. The purchaser assumes all liability relating to the use of this product.




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DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-14 days at 60-70°F (16-21°C).

SOWING: Performs best in areas with cool summers. Sow at 2-3 week intervals until midsummer for continuous bloom. Corn cockle blooms from July to August.
Direct seed (recommended): Sow in early spring when the soil is cool and a light frost is still possible. Sow 1/8" deep. Thin to stand 6-9" apart when the first true leaves appear.
Transplant: Sow 4-5 weeks before the last frost date. Lightly cover the seed. Transplant into cell packs or larger containers when the first true leaves appear. Harden off and transplant outdoors after the last frost.


SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Rich, well-drained soil.



HARVEST: Fresh: Harvest when 1 to 2 flowers in a spray are open.

USES: Excellent cut flower filler. Mass plantings. Cottage gardens.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Agrostemma githago
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
90 - 100 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets