Flowers Ammobium Winged Everlasting

Winged Everlasting

Ammobium Seed

Product ID: 3800

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. Once the flowers were fully open at our trial farm, we noticed lots of flying friends visiting the flowers, including hoverflies and wasps. Ht. 20-26". Avg. 93,600 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

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Packet

$3.45
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1,000 Seeds

$4.60
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5,000 Seeds

$12.30
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25,000 Seeds

$51.25
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 4-8 days at 65-70°F (18-21°C)

SOWING: Transplant (recommended) - Sow 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Cover seed lightly.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

PLANT HEIGHT: 20-26".

PLANT SPACING: 6-9".

HARDINESS ZONES: Zones 9-10.

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

USES: Excellent cut or dried flower. Beds and borders.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Light well-drained soil with a pH of 5.5-6.5.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Ammobium alatum
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
70 - 80 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Tender Perennial
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
Ideal for Drying and Crafts Ideal for Drying and Crafts
Variety is excellent for creating dried flowers.
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Ideal for Drying and Crafts