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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
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Purple QueenAgrostemma Seed

1106

Product ID: 1106

Exceptional cut flower with long vase life.

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. In addition to being known as corn cockle, Agrostemma is also known as common corn cockle. Ht. 24-36". Avg. 4,800 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

Product Price Qty
1106Packet  $3.65 
11061/4 Ounce  $7.65 
11061/2 Ounce  $13.25 
11061 Ounce  $23.15 

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

Agrostemma

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 cockles bloom 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.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Rich, well-drained soil.

PLANT HEIGHT: 24-36".

PLANT SPACING: 6-9".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

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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