Flowers Agrostemma (Corn Cockle) Purple Queen

Purple Queen

Agrostemma Seed

Product ID: 1106

Elegant cut flower for early-season production.

Silky, speckled, 1-2" blooms grow in sprays on willowy gray stems. Easy-to-grow plants prefer cool growing conditions. Ht. 24-36". Avg. 5,000 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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Packet

$4.10
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1/4 Ounce

$8.10
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1/2 Ounce

$14.00
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1 Ounce

$24.45
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Additional Information

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

SOWING: Direct seed (recommended) - As soon as the soil can be worked. Sow 1/8" deep. Thin to stand 6-9" apart when first true leaves appear. Transplant - Sow 4-5 weeks before last frost. Sow at 2-3 week intervals until midsummer for continuous bloom. Performs best in cool weather. Corn cockle blooms July to August from an early May sowing.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

PLANT HEIGHT: 24-36".

PLANT SPACING: 6-9".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

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

SOIL: Rich, well-drained soil.

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.
70 - 85 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).
Annual
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