Biennials: Money Plant

Biennials: Money Plant - Seeds & Bulbs

Money Plant - Honesty
(Lunaria Biennis)

This heirloom has been popular in winter arangements since colonial times. Money plant was introduced to England from Germany in the late 1500s and brought to America by the Puritans. Money plant is also called honesty, silver dollar, satinflower, penny flower, Judas' penny, and moonwart. Plant in mass in beds, borders or along the edge of shrub plantings where shining pods can catch the sunlight. Being a biennial, plant in spring and will flower/ produce silvery seed pods following year.

Average Count: 45 seeds

Flower Type: Biennial
Bloom Time: Spring to early summer
Height: 1' - 3' tall
Exposure: Sun to part shade

When to Sow Outside: After the average last frost for bloom the following spring.
When to Sow Inside: Not recommended. Does not transplant well.
Seed Spacing: 1"
Seed Depth: Barely cover.
Days to Emerge: 14 - 20
Thinning: When 1" tall, thin to 12" to 15" apart.

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