Corncockle - purple - seeds
Corncockle - purple
Corncockle is an annual wildflower from Europe which makes an excellent cut flower. The silky blooms grow in sprays on tall willowy gray/green stems. They are easy-to-grow plants that prefer cool growing conditions. It flowers from Oct - Dec, when sown in spring.
NB> All part of the plants are poisonous especially the seeds, so exercise caution around children, pets and livestock
|Latin name||Agrostemma githago|
|Seed count||Approximately 50 seeds per packet|
|Height||60 - 90 cm|
|Days to flower||About 70 - 85 days|
|Water requirements||Water every 2 - 3 days|
Annual Cut Flower | Plant in full sun
Sow directly in spring from Aug to Oct.
Space 20cm apart
Growing tip: Plants may need staking if heavy winds or rain are expected.