Corn Cockle: Milas Rose Queen

Corn Cockle: Milas Rose Queen - Seeds & Bulbs

Corn Cockle
Milas Rose Queen
(Agrostemma githago)

Corn Cockle looks dramatic when planted in mass and is very tolerant of a wide range of conditions, tolerating wind and less than perfect soils. Ideal flower for continuous summer/fall show of color. Also used as an annual hedge, in the back of a flower border, and for bunches of cut and dried flowers. All parts of this plant are poisonous.

Average Count: 30 Seeds

Flower Type: Annual
Bloom Time: Summer to Fall
Height: 2' to 3' tall
Exposure: Full Sun

When to Sow Outside:
Mild Winter Climates: May be direct seeded outdoors in fall for winter/early spring bloom.
Cold Winter Climates: Seed after average last frost or when soils are warm for summer/fall bloom
When to Sow Inside: 6 to 8 weeks before average last spring frost - transplant outdoors after last frost date.
Seed Spacing: 3"
Days to Emerge: 6 - 10
Thinning: 12" apart

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