Money Plant Honesty HEIRLOOM Seeds

Money Plant Honesty HEIRLOOM Seeds

Lunaria annua

Item #1180

Biennial. 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. Attracts pollinators. Hardy in USDA zones 5–9. Deer resistant.





Biennial

Full sun to part shade

Blooms spring to early summer

1' – 3' tall

Days to Emerge:
14 - 20

Seed Depth:
Barely cover

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

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


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.

Artist: Pat Fostvedt



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