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Meadow in My Garden



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Corncockle Seeds

Agrostemma githago
Bastard nigella, corn pink, gith, joy of love, little and pretty

Vibrant magenta pink flowers with star shaped sepals. Once common in cornfields and hay meadows. 

This is a lovely summer-flowering annual which has grey-green leaves and large magenta flowers. It is easy to grow and best suited for growing as a border filler. It can be sown in situ in early spring or in pots in autumn before planting out the following spring.


Contents: Approximately 100 seeds

Average height: 75cm
Aspect: full sun
Soil type: sand, clay
Sowing time: spring or autumn
Flowering period: June-August
Colour: magenta pink

Can be direct sown into scarified grass or bare soil. Cut back in autumn. Readily self-seeds. 

Our packaging is made from FSC recycled cardboard and environmentally friendly inks. The seed bags are waxed paper or compostable starch to keep seeds in the best condition during storage. 

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