Agrostemma githago, Popple, Corn Pink, 17th Century - (NOT EDIBLE IN ANY FORM) Happily serving butterflies & bees, this attractive tall pinkie-purpley, charming & old-fashioned cottage garden flower, on slender stalks, was at one time found in every Cornfield across Europe. Hardy, self-sowing annual, Ht: 3 ft, bloom through June to Sept. Exceptional cut flower (long vase life) & attractive winter seed heads. Needs to be sown onto bare soil, will not establish if sown into a grassed area., Seed Count Approx - 30 avg SOWING - Sowing - Ideally, sow in the early Spring or Autumn insitu, in a well-raked bed ensuring that the soil is fine & crumbly. Scatter seed, rake lightly & firm down. Keep well watered & weeded in early stages. Needs to be sown onto bare soil, will not establish if sown into a grassed area.