Silky, speckled, 1-2" blooms grow in sprays on willowy gray stems. Easy-to-grow plants prefer cool growing conditions but can be grown in southern areas by planting in March to April. Ht. 24-36". Avg. 4,800 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.
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Latin Name: Agrostemma githago
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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.
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.
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.
USE: Excellent cut flower filler. Mass plantings. Cottage gardens.