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© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Corn Cockle
poisonous or irritant
dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
Hardy annual with slender, downy stems and narrowly lance-shaped to linear greyish-green leaves. Long lasting, open trumpet-shaped, magenta-purple flowers in summer.
Poor, well drained soil in full sun. Dead-head to prolong flowering.
Sow seed directly into its growing position.
Grassland plant well adapted to growing amidst other plants.