Spilanthes acmella oleracea var paniculata Seeds
Spilanthes acmella var paniculata
Panicled Spot Flower
An annual flowering herb grown as an ornamental as well as a medicinal in many parts of the world. This fast growing plant is frost sensitive with bright green leaves accented by gold flowers with red inflorescences. Grow as an annual in cold regions. Likes a rich organic soil that is well drained. Seeds need light to germinate.
This plant makes a most interesting deck plant and grows well as a container plant for the home or greenhouse, in addition to being a specimen plant. Treat as a tropical that cannot tolerate frost.
1. Native to Southeast Asia
2. Hardy outdoors in Zones 9+
3. In Brazil the plant is called jambu
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