Honesty Money Plant Seeds

Heirloom

#1180
Availability: In Stock
Popular in winter arrangements, Money Plant was introduced to England from Germany in the late 1500s and brought to America by the Puritans. Also called honesty, silver dollar, satinflower, penny flower, Judas' penny, and moonwort. Plant in mass in beds, borders, or along the edge of shrubbery where shining pods can catch the sunlight. As a biennial sowed in spring, it will produce flowers/silvery seed pods the following year.
$1.89 1 gram

Botanical Name: Lunaria annua

Family: Brassicaceae

Native: Southeastern Europe

Hardiness: Biennial in USDA zones 5–9

Plant Dimensions: 18"–36" tall

Variety Information: ½", four-petaled flowers in white, and purple-magenta appear on branched clusters atop 18"–36" tall stems.

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Bloom Period: Spring to early summer

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost for bloom the following spring. Sow in late summer/fall for blooms the following year.

When to Start Inside: Not recommended. 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost. Does not transplant well. Sow in biodegradable pots to reduce root disturbance.

Days to Emerge: 14 – 20 days

Seed Depth: Barely cover

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12" – 15"

Thinning: When 1" tall thin to 1 every 12" – 15"

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