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Winged stemmed daisy (Ammobium Alatum) 100 seeds

Winged stemmed daisy (Ammobium Alatum) 100 seeds
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A hardy perennial with silvery green clumped foliage and abundant yellow and white flowers displayed prominently in summer. The flower stems have a distinctive winged shape.
This plant is valuable for dried flower bunches and wreathes.
Plant in small groups - it will give an especial good effect in combination with ornamental grass, other annual and perennial decorative or wildflowers.
Cut the stems in a length of 15-20 cm before the flowers are open for drying. Hang in bundles in airy, shady, dry place to get long lasting dried flowers.
In spring, space seedlings 30-40 cm apart in full sun and sandy soil enriched with humus. Keep the soil cultivated, water the plants frequently, and fertilize every other week.
Deadheading encourages continued blooming.
Approximately 1500 seeds in 1g packet.

Genus - Ammobium
Species - Alatum
Common name - Winged stemmed daisy
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 3 - 8
Height - 0,50 0,60 m
Spread - 0,30 m
Plant type - Annual flower
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Acid, neutral, alkaline
Soil type - Normal, not too wet garden soil
Water requirements - Drought tolerant. Average
Landscape uses - Can be used in garden beds for foliage colour and prominent flowers in summer. The flowers and floiage is sometimes used in cut flower arrangements.
Bloom season - July - October
Leaf / Flower color - Green / Yellow, surrounded by papery white bracts

Useful Info
GerminationSow outdoors anytime from March to May, even in the summer, up to 2 months before first fall frost.<br /> Or sow indoors, covering seed with 4 times its thickness in soil and maintaining a temperature of +20C during germination.<br /> Germination will take place in 5-10 days.<br /> To grow Ammobium as an annual, sow indoors 6-8 weeks before planting outside.