Flowers Cynoglossum

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Cynoglossum Seed

Product ID: 1678

Pale pink blooms.

Tall, sturdy stems with delicate, pale pink flowers add a soft touch to mixed bouquets. Productive, healthy plants yield multiple cuts. Slightly later to bloom than blue Cynoglossum in our field trials. Overwinters well in our unheated tunnel trials, producing multiple cuts. Attracts bees. Also known as Chinese hound's tongue. Ht. 24–30". Avg. 5,700 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.


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1,000 Seeds

Item cannot be ordered at this time. Estimated availability Sep 29, 2022

5,000 Seeds

Backordered Until Sep 29, 2022
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DAYS TO GERMINATION: 5-8 days at 65-70°F (18-21°C)

SOWING: Transplant - Sow 3-4 weeks before last frost. Transplant out after last frost. Direct seed - Sow as soon as soil can be worked. Cover seeds lightly with soil as darkness is required for germination.





HARVEST: 1/2 the florets are open.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Moderate to well-drained soil.

USES: Cut flower, garden beds, and beneficial insect plantings.

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Cynoglossum amabile

ALTERNATE NAME: Chinese hound's tongue

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Quick Facts

Latin Name

Cynoglossum amabile

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.

80 - 90 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.
Attracts Beneficial Insects Attracts Beneficial Insects
Variety attracts and supports pollinators and/or insects that prey on garden pests.

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Attracts Beneficial Insects