Agrostemma Githago (corn Cockle) - Agrostemma Githago

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Position: full sun Soil: well-drained, preferably poor soil Rate of growth: average Flower colour: magenta-purple Other features: lance-shaped, grey-green leaves Hardiness: fully hardy A beautiful, magenta-purple annual wildflower, once a common sight in cornfields.

This summer-flowering corn cockle is perfect for naturalising in a sunny wildflower or cottage garden. Performing best in poor, well-drained soil, the flowers are highly attractive to bees. Garden care: When sowing seeds do not use a fertiliser since wildflowers prefer poor soils.

Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. In autumn cut the faded flowerheads down to the ground and compost the dead stems. Sow: March-October or September-October Flowering: August-Septemebr or May-July Approximate quantity: 90 seeds.

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