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Winged Everlasting
Ammobium alatum

 

Uncommon everlasting with adorable blooms.

The prolific 1/2- 3/4" silvery-white blooms on stiff stems are typically grown for dried-flower production but are also useful as fresh cuts for flower arrangements. The tiny blooms make an elegant addition to boutonnieres and floral crowns. As flowers mature, the papery white petals open to reveal bright-yellow centers. Flowers are typically harvested when half open, before the center is exposed. Winged Everlasting gets its name from ribbed, or winged stems the plant produces. Tender perennial in Zones 9-10 but most often grown as an annual.

 

Details:
Plant life cycle: annual

Site: Ful sun
Height: 20-26”

Days to germinate : 2-8 days
Days to maturity: 70-80 days

Sow: 1/8" deep
Plant spacing: 9”
Approx seeds per packet: 50

 

How to Grow:Transplant (recommended) :

Sow 5-6 weeks before the last frost. Cover seed lightly

 

Harvest: Fresh or Dried - Cut before yellow centers show when flowers are half opened. Hang to dry. Blooms continue to open as they dry.

 

Vase Life: long vase life, 7-14 days

 

Winged Everlasting Ammobium alatum

$4.95Price
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