Illinois Bundleflower Seeds

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Illinois Bundleflower Seeds

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  • Season: Perennial
  • USDA Zones: 3 - 9
  • Height: 24 - 48 inches
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Bloom Color: White
  • Environment: Full sun to partial shade
  • Soil Type: Well-drained, sandy, pH 6.6 - 7.3
  • Foliage Color: Dark green
  • Temperature: 65 - 68F
  • Average Germ Time: 7 - 21 days
  • Light Required: Yes
  • Depth: 1/4 - 1/2 inch
  • Sowing Rate: 1/2 pound per 1,000 square feet
  • Moisture: Keep seed moist until germination
  • Plant Spacing: 12 - 24 inches
  • Care & Maintenance: See: Illinois Bundleflower
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Illinois Bundleflower (Desmanthus Illinoensis) - Here is an interesting flower that you can grow from Illinois Bundleflower seed. It is actually considered to be a legume so it fixates nitrogen and improves the soil. It is a deep-rooted perennial that is a native throughout the plains and prairies of the United States. Illinois Bundleflower plants grow 24 - 48 inches tall, has attractive, fern-like foliage and the flowers are round, puffy and white. It late summer, brown bundles of seed pods, 20 - 30, curve around each other to form a cluster or a bundle. Illinois Bundleflower seed pods are easy to identify and add interest to a landscape.

Sow Illinois Bundleflower seeds directly outdoors. In prepared soil, sow flower seed and rake loose dirt over. Keep the flower seeds moist until germination. Illinois Bundleflower plants will drop their own flower seeds.