Guide to Growing Winged Everlasting

The common names for the Hardy perennial Ammobium include winged everlasting.

They typically flowering the summer to early autumn.

Description of Winged everlasting

Ammobium are fairly large plants that can grow from 60 to 150 cm in height.

Winged everlasting have white flowers with a yellow/orange center, and makes an ideal plant for growing in borders.

Ammobium alatum photograph by Bárbol.

How to Grow Winged everlasting

It is best to sow Winged everlasting on the soil surface then sprinkle with soil, with a spacing of 25 to 40 cm in the early spring or autumn.

Ammobium prefers full sunlight. The soil should be well drained. Ammobium requires between 10 days and 20 days to germinate, when growing indoors it is best to start seeds off 6 to 7 weeks before planting out in mid-spring, they germinate best at a temperature of 15 degrees centigrade.

Caring for Ammobium in the Garden

Winged everlasting require watering in the driest periods of summer.

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