Ammobium - Key Growing Information
DAYS TO GERMINATION: 4-8 days at 65-70°F (18-21°C)
SOWING: Transplant (recommended) - Sow 5-6 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.
SCIENTIFIC NAME:Ammobium alatum
ALTERNATE NAME:Winged everlasting