Flowers Agrostemma (Corn Cockle)

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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. FleuroSelect Gold Award Winner. 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: 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.





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

SOIL: Rich, well-drained soil.

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Agrostemma githago


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Quick Facts

Latin Name

Agrostemma githago

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

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).


Hybrid Status

Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.
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