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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Color

Ocean pearl, Purple queen

Whether you are growing flowers or vegetables or both, growing your own plants from seed, is one of the most rewarding things for any gardener and you don’t even need a green thumb to do it. With our guidance, it couldn’t be easier!

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.