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Orlaya 'White Finch

Orlaya grandiflora


Elegant filler flower.

2½–3½" pure white flowers with an intricate, lacy pattern. Full, well-branched plants with strong, upright stems. Easy to grow. The clusters of green, star-shaped seed pods also make a unique bouquet addition. Also known as white lace flower and Minoan lace


Wedding flower


Plant lifecycle: annual
Height: 24-30”
Site: full sun

Days to germination: 12-16
Days to maturity: 65-70 days

Sow: 1/4" deep
Plant spacing: 9-12”
Approx seeds per packet: 50


How to Grow:


Direct seed: 12-16 days at 60-65°F (16-18°C). Transplant: 7-14 days at 68-86°F (20-30°C), alternating day and night temperature. Chill seed at 40-45°F (4-7°C) for 1-2 weeks prior to sowing in the greenhouse.

SOWING:Make 2-3 successive sowings, 2 weeks apart for a continuous summer harvest. Trellis may be necessary to support long stems.

 Direct seed (recommended): Sow seed thinly in rows, covering lightly, in early spring after last frost.

If growing in the South, sow seed in the fall. Transplant: Sow 4-6 weeks before planting outside. When the first true leaves appear transplant into larger containers. Harden off and transplant outside after the last frost.


Harvest when flowers are half way to fully open.


Vase Life:

Will last for  7-10 days.

Orlaya 'White Finch Lace'

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