Spilanthes - Spilanthes acmella Toothache Plant, Para Cress
Annual. Native to Africa and South America, the original distribution of this plant was split when the continents drifted apart. Ancient, distinctively beautiful and highly entertaining plant. Mounding habit to 12" tall.
Certified organic seed. 200 seeds per packet.
Planting & Care
Soil & Water: Plant prefers full sun and well-manured soil and plenty of water.
Planting & Growing: In the spring, sow seed and barely cover with soil, tamping secure and keeping evenly moist and in the light until germination. Average germ time 10 days. Space 1 to 2 feet apart. Compost and water lightly.
Harvesting & Storage: Flower heads are used fresh, dried or powdered. Harvest as often as plant can support.