The Seed Savers Exchange - ((Venidium fastuosum) (aka Monarch of the Veld) A native of Africa, this annual tolerates heat, sun, and drought, and its beautiful creamy-white flowers bloom until frost. With silver-tinged foliage that is finely lobed and silky in appearance, this species does best in warm, dry conditions. Annual, 2' tall.
Annual plants grow to 2 feet
Creamy white blossoms
Tolerates heat, sun, and drought
This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States but it does best in warm, dry conditions.
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors 1/8" deep. Transplant outdoors after last frost, when temperature remains above 40ºF. Does well in dry areas and prefers light dry soil.
Sow seed indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost
Germination 6-14 days
Plant 9-12" apart
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