Looking for a flower that’s cheery, classy, playful, and tough as nails? Ammobium is your girl. We basked in her congenial personality all season, as her starry, sprightly, papery blooms brought delight to farmers market bouquets, wedding arrangements, and an abundance of dried flower projects. Everlasting is no understatement, to the elation of cut flower growers and bees!
Days to Maturity: 70
Latin name: Ammobium alatum
Life Cycle: Annual
Start indoors (ideal) 5-6 weeks before last frost. Optimal temp for germination is 65-70°.
Planting Depth: Cover seed lightly.
Plant Spacing: 6-9
For more tips on when to plant flower seed, check out our NW Flower Planting Calendar!
All of our seed is Non-GMO and Certified Organic by Washington State Department of Agriculture. We grow the majority of our varieties here at Deep Harvest Farm on Whidbey Island while we purchase the rest from other small, organic Northwest seed growers. Finally, all of our offerings are open-pollinated (OP) so that you too can save and share seed from these plants!