corn campion, corn cockle, crown-of-the-field

pink family, carnation family Agrostemma sp.

Corn campion (annual hibernating) corncockle

(Agrostemma githago). An endemic field herb. Nowadays largely vanished from the fields due to the usage of herbicides. Plant of about 30-100cm height with purple blossoms. Blooms from June to July. Seeds are toxic in larger quantities!

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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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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