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Agrostemma githago 'Purple Queen'

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Family: Caryophyllaceae (kar-ree-oh-fil-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Agrostemma (ag-roh-STEM-uh) (Info)
Species: githago (GITH-uh-go) (Info)
Cultivar: Purple Queen

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Category:
Annuals

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral ladyannne On May 3, 2005, ladyannne from Merced, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

We have this in a corner where it gets too little sun, but it dies off in the winter, coming back so slowly in the spring, thusly not too invasive, thank goodness.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Merced, California
Elizabeth City, North Carolina



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