Immortelle Flower Seeds Packet

$2.35

SKU: SEIMMO
Barcode: 843458152675

A heat-tolerant flowering plant, it's a breeze to grow and provides continuous blooms for summer bouquets.


  • Plant Type: Annual
  • Genus: Xeranthemum
  • Species: Annuum
  • Plant Height/Width: 18"-24"
  • Season: Blooms June - Sept
  • Exposure: Full sun
  • Difficulty: Easy

Step One: Timing

When to start?

  • if indoors 5-8 weeks before planting.
  • direct sow after danger of frost

Step Two: Starting

Where to start and how to sow?

  • Start indoors: in trays 6 to 8 weeks before last frost; transplant out after all danger of frost has passed.
  • Transplant (recommended) - Sow into 72-cell flats, or preferred seeding container, 5-8 weeks before planting out. Gently press seeds into soil or cover seed lightly as light aids germination. Harden off and transplant outdoors.
  • Direct sow: after danger of frost, 2-6" apart. Keep soil moist until emergence. Thin seedlings to 6-12" apart.

Step Three: Growing

How to keep happy?

  • keep soil well drained

Immortelle

This plant may appear delicate, but it's surprisingly resilient in hot conditions and maintains its allure when cut. Expect each plant to yield 15 to 20 branching stems adorned with silvery-purple flowers. The fragrance evokes desert sage, making it ideal for fresh or dried bouquets.

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Drying out flowers

For long lasting dried flowers, hang freshly cut stems upside down in a warm, dark place for 2 to 3 weeks or until they are firm to the touch.

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Drying out flowers

For long lasting dried flowers, hang freshly cut stems upside down in a warm, dark place for 2 to 3 weeks or until they are firm to the touch.

The Brief and Glorious History of the Immortelle

The immortelle, known scientifically as Xeranthemum annuum, symbolizes immortality. Originally from eastern Europe and western Asia, this flower, also called annual everlasting or immortelle, is now cultivated in gardens. It has also naturalized in various parts of Europe.