Agrostemma 'Purple Queen'
Growing and Harvest Information
Plant Type: Annual
Height: 60-90cm (24-36")
Sun: Full Sun or Partial Shade
Sow: Direct seeding is recommended, sow directly into prepared garden beds as soon as the soil can be worked in early Spring. Sow indoors 4-5 weeks before last frost, dislikes root disturbance.
Transplant: Harden off and transplant in late spring before last frost.
Days to Maturity: 70-85 days
Plant Spacing: 15-22cm (6-9")
Vase Life: 5-7 days
Potential Harvest Yield: 3 stems per plant
Harvest Tips: Harvest when 1-2 flowers on a stem are open. Immediately after harvest,directly after harvest dip the bottom few inches of the stems into boiling water for 7-10 seconds to sear and then place into cool water.
Approximate Seeds per Packet: 100