The Seed Savers Exchange - Beautiful 5-6" blossoms are closed all day until sunset when the flowers open, releasing one of the most fragrant perfumes in the summer garden. Frequently visited by night pollinators. Annual in the North, perennial in milder areas. Vines 8-12' tall, if given proper support. Although frequently visited by hummingbird moths, the plants, seeds, and foliage of this variety are all poisonous—please use caution.
Annual vining plants grow up to 12 feet tall
Perennial plant in southern/warm climates
White blossoms are up to 6 inches and open at night
Extremely fragrant and attracts pollinators
Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after the last frost. Keep moist while germinating. Seeds can be slightly chipped and soaked in warm water for 24 hours before planting for better results. Prefers full sun and moist average soil.
Sow 1/2" Deep
Germination 5-21 days
Thin 4-6" apart
Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Please note: The Arizona Department of Agriculture prohibits the sale of any plant in the genus of Ipomoea, which includes Moonflower.