Ammobium Alatum Seeds - Winged Everlasting Flower Seed

Ammobium Alatum Seeds

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Flower Specifications

Season: Perennial

USDA Zones: 8 - 10

Height: 24 inches

Bloom Season: Late spring until early fall

Bloom Color: White, Yellow

Environment: Full sun

Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 5.5 to 6.5

Planting Directions

Temperature: 60 - 68F

Average Germ Time: 4 - 7 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Cover seed lightly with topsoil after sowing

Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant

Moisture: Keep soil slightly moist but not wet until germination

Plant Spacing: 18 - 24 inches

Care & Maintenance: Ammobium

Ammobium Alatum

Ammobium (Ammobium Alatum Grandiflorum) - This is an excellent flower for the cutting garden that can be grown from Ammobium Alatum seeds. It is also called, Winged Everlasting, and is very popular to cut, dry and use as an everlasting. As soon as the Ammobium flowers open about half way, typically in mid-summer, they are cut, tied in small bunches, hung up-side-down and dried in warm, well-ventilated rooms.

The richly flowering Ammobium alatum 'Grandiflorum' grows approximately 28 inches tall from flower seeds. The flower heads are about 3/4 inch wide. Ammobium Alatum seeds can be sowed indoors in March - April, or outdoors in poor, well-drained soil in a sunny position after frost season is over. Ammobium flower seeds may be grown as a perennial in frost free zones. Winged Everlasting plants are native to Australia.