Organic Corncockle Agrostemma Githago

£1.29£7.99

A medium height annual (1m)  with long, narrow and softly hairy leaves. The large pinky purple flowers are borne singly on a long stem and are surrounded by long pointed sepals. The flowers are followed by a straw coloured flask like seed head containing large (3.5mm) black, rough textured seed.

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Organic Corncockle Agrostemma Githago

A medium height annual (1m)  with long, narrow and softly hairy leaves. The large pinky purple flowers are borne singly on a long stem and are surrounded by long pointed sepals. The flowers are followed by a straw coloured flask like seed head containing large (3.5mm) black, rough textured seed.

 Cultivation advice Organic Corncockle Agrostemma Githago

  • Can be sown on bare earth to the flowering position in the autumn or spring.
  • Avoid sowing in winter or mid – summer.  .
  • Prefers free draining sandy loams but will grow on most types.
  • Will readily self seed but needs surrounding plants mown and soil scarified in late autumn / winter.