This unique novelty deserves a spot in every flower arranger’s garden. Plants have airy, wispy foliage and feature small, golden yellow flowers that remind us of Clematis tangutica. Petals turn down to show off a wild seed pod that curls into the shape of a court jester’s hat. These fun pods are great for wearables and dry well for crafting.
Plant type: annual
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 65-85 days
Plant spacing: 9-12”
Pinch: not necessary
Approx seeds per packet: 100
How to Grow:
Plants dislike being transplanted, so sow seeds directly in the garden in the fall or early spring.
Harvest flowers when fully open. Vase life is generally 1 week, especially if you add preservative to the water. Use the pods fresh or dried in bouquets; dried ones last almost indefinitely. To dry, simply hang upside down in a warm, dry place out of bright light for 2 weeks.
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