Lunaria annua ANNUAL HONESTY (15 seeds)


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Money plantannual honesty or Lunaria annua is a plant from the Brassicaceae family.
It is an unusual biennial plant.
It is native to Europe and the Mediterranean region.
Its Latin name means "like the moon" and refers to the decorative pods.
Its very fragrant flowers are purple in spring.
The foliage of the lunar plant is also very decorative.
Its seeds are flat and gray like those of cup and saucer vine or elegant dutchmans pipe.

Its name comes from the circular and translucent shape of its unusual fruits.
They can easily be compared to coins.

It is an undemanding plant.
Most soils will suit it, although it prefers soils rich in organic matter.
It was once very present in old gardens in addition to tansy or common rue.
Its inflorescences were mainly used to make dried bouquets.

The best time to sow Money plant seeds is from April to the end of May.

It is advisable to soak the seeds for a few hours in lukewarm water before starting to sow.
Then, sow the seeds in a box of fine potting soil, then sprinkle with the substrate until the seeds are buried under 3 to 4 millimeters.
Use a sprayer to water the plantation.
Finally, place the box in a warm place, in a greenhouse for example, at a temperature of 25 to 30°C.

Germination of annual honesty will begin 2 to 3 weeks after sowing.
Once the seedlings are 15 cm high, plant directly in a sunny or lightly shaded area of the garden.

  • Very robust biennial plant.
  • Purple and fragrant flowers in spring.
  • Unusual coin-shaped fruit.
  • Usually reseeds every year.
  • Untreated reproducible seeds.

Unusual plant seeds to grow in an outdoor bed.


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Lunaria annua ANNUAL HONESTY (15 seeds)

Lunaria annua ANNUAL HONESTY (15 seeds)


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