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Purple Queen and Pink Contessa Agrostemma Flower Seeds

Purple Queen and Pink Contessa Agrostemma Flower Seeds

Floating Flowers Atop Grassy Stems

Agrostemma - Purple Queen and Pink Contessa (Heirloom) - Agrostemma githago

Hardy AnnualSatiny, delicate, fluted blossoms of lavender-rose and shell-pink float above grassy foliage. These graceful, beloved cottage flowers bloom strongly as they soften the landscape with a wave of shimmering color.

Soil & Water:Keep plants well watered and weeded fore best performance.

Planting & Growing:To start indoors, sow seeds 1" apart in seed starting mix, 4-6 weeks before last expected frost. Cover 1/4" deep, keep moist and provide a good light source until ready to take outside when temperatures warm. To direct sow, in mild climates, sow in either early spring or late fall to germinate and form deep roots for a long spring bloom. In cold winter areas, Sow seed as early in the spring as soil can be worked. Space seeds 1-2 inches apart in well drained soil in full sun or partial shade in hot areas. Cover 1/4 inch deep, firm soil and keep moist. Germination can take 14-21 days. Thin or transplant 8-10 inches apart when 2-3 inches tall.

Soil Temperature: above 50°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 14-21 Days
Height At Maturity: 3-4 feet
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 6-8"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 145 Seeds
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Description

Agrostemma - Purple Queen and Pink Contessa (Heirloom) - Agrostemma githago

Hardy AnnualSatiny, delicate, fluted blossoms of lavender-rose and shell-pink float above grassy foliage. These graceful, beloved cottage flowers bloom strongly as they soften the landscape with a wave of shimmering color.

Soil & Water:Keep plants well watered and weeded fore best performance.

Planting & Growing:To start indoors, sow seeds 1" apart in seed starting mix, 4-6 weeks before last expected frost. Cover 1/4" deep, keep moist and provide a good light source until ready to take outside when temperatures warm. To direct sow, in mild climates, sow in either early spring or late fall to germinate and form deep roots for a long spring bloom. In cold winter areas, Sow seed as early in the spring as soil can be worked. Space seeds 1-2 inches apart in well drained soil in full sun or partial shade in hot areas. Cover 1/4 inch deep, firm soil and keep moist. Germination can take 14-21 days. Thin or transplant 8-10 inches apart when 2-3 inches tall.

Soil Temperature: above 50°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 14-21 Days
Height At Maturity: 3-4 feet
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 6-8"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 145 Seeds

Planting and growing information can be found on the seed packet image. While Renee's Garden seeds are not all certified organic, they do not sell treated or GMO seeds and have signed the "Safe Seed Pledge". This seedline features unique varieties personally selected by Renee Shepherd for use in the kitchen or in bouquets.

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lb

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.125"W x 0.1"H

Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Does Not Require Support
  • Good Cut Flower
  • Heirloom
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Useful for Ornamental

Characteristics

Bloom Season : Spring
Bloom Season : Summer
Flower Color : Pink
Flower Color : Purple
Growth Habit : Upright
Life Cycle : Hardy Annual
Plant Usage : Attracts Bees/Butterflies
Plant Usage : Ornamental
Planting Time : Fall
Planting Time : Spring
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Sun Requirements : Full Sun/Part Sun

Planting & Care

Soil & Water:Keep plants well watered and weeded fore best performance.

Planting & Growing:To start indoors, sow seeds 1" apart in seed starting mix, 4-6 weeks before last expected frost. Cover 1/4" deep, keep moist and provide a good light source until ready to take outside when temperatures warm. To direct sow, in mild climates, sow in either early spring or late fall to germinate and form deep roots for a long spring bloom. In cold winter areas, Sow seed as early in the spring as soil can be worked. Space seeds 1-2 inches apart in well drained soil in full sun or partial shade in hot areas. Cover 1/4 inch deep, firm soil and keep moist. Germination can take 14-21 days. Thin or transplant 8-10 inches apart when 2-3 inches tall.

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