Spilanthes is easily grown in average, moist but well-drained soils in full sun. This plant is characterized by its small, bulb-like flowers that are yellow with a red center. It is traditionally used medicinally, as its roots and flowers can help soothe the pain of toothaches.
|Growing Zones:||9 – 11|
|Sow:||Start indoors in pots 6 weeks before the last frost or sow directly outside after the danger of frost has passed. Barely cover seed.|
|Sow Depth:||1/4 in.|
|Days to Germinate:||4 – 10|
|Days to Harvest:||20 – 30|
|Bloom Time:||June – September|
|Special Properties:||Attracts pollinators, rabbit-resistant, medicinal|