Ammobium Alatum Seeds
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
Deer Resistant: Yes
House Plant: No
Latin Name: Ammobium Alatum
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 (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.
Ammobium is often used in dried floral arrangements. 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.
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How to grow
How To Grow Ammobium alatum From Seed: 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. Care includes cutting flower heads for drying before fully opening.
- Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant
- Average Germ Time: 4 - 7 days
- Keep moist until germination
- Attracts bees and butterflies
- Depth: Cover lightly with topsoil
The richly flowering Ammobium alatum 'Grandiflorum' grows approximately 28 inches tall from flower seeds. The flower heads are about 3/4 inch wide and bloom from late spring through early fall.
- Height: 24 inches
- USDA Zones: 8 - 10
- Season: Perennial