Agrostemma githago 'Ocean Pearl'
Corncockle 'Ocean Pearl'
Agrostemma githago 'Ocean Pearl' is a really unusual and easy to grow annual. Bred by Thompson & Morgan, the tall erect plants have lots of extra-large, pure white flowers with distinctive black speckled markings. Best suited as a border filler but can be used as a short-lived cut flower.
|Botanical name||Agrostemma githago|
|Common name||Corncockle 'Ocean Pearl'|
|Foliage colour||Silver/Grey, Green|
|Plant type||Flower Seeds|
|Season of interest||Summer|
|Time to maturity||1 - 2 years|
|Ultimate height||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Useful/additional information||Best sown where they are to flower in spring, or late summer/early autumn for overwintering. Sow 3mm (1/8in) deep in rows 30cm (12in) apart in well cultivated soil which has been raked to a fine tilth.|