pink family, carnation family Agrostemma gracilis

Corn cockle (annual hibernating) corncockle

(Agrostemma gracilis). One could call it the dainty sister of our endemic corn cockle. The delicate dark-rose blossoms are featured with a fine punctuated star. A feast for the eyes. Height up to 100cm, blooming period June to August.

Broad-cast seeds on the spot in autumn or March-April. Flourishes at sunny location in every kind of open garden soil. Neighbouring plants are: corn bellflower and poppy.

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