Agrostemma githago

Corncockle

R60.00

Long delicate stems hold tightly swirled flower buds on the spray that unfurl over time. Easy to grow, great producer and a long lasting cut flower.

 

50 seeds per packet.

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SKU: N/A Category:
Flower type:Air
Life cycle:Hardy Annual
Climate:Prefers cool to moderate temperatures and can withstand some frost.
Sowing guide:Direct sow (recommended) in March to April / September or sow in trays and transplant after 4-6 weeks
Germination guide:7-14 days @ 16-21 C. Cover lightly with thin layer of soil.
Position:Full Sun
Spacing:15 cm
Pinch:Not necessary
Flowering time:September (if sown in March to April) or 80 days after sowing in September.
Final height:70 cm

Growing Tips:

Provide horisontal plant support when growing in windy areas.


Harvesting Tips:

Harvest when the first couple of buds in a spray are open. Expected vase life is 7 days.

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