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Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

Purple Queen

Purple QueenAgrostemma 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.

Backordered until 12/13/16

Product Price Quantity
1106Packet  $3.65 
Backordered until 12/13/16
11061/4 Ounce  $7.65 
Backordered until 12/13/16
11061/2 Ounce  $13.25 
Backordered until 12/13/16
11061 Ounce  $23.15 
Backordered until 12/13/16

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   90-100

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Shipping Information & Notes

CAUTION: All parts of this plant are poisonous, including the seeds. Exercise extreme caution around children and pets. The purchaser assumes all liabilities relating to the use of this product.

Growing Information


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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