Week 18 – May 05, 2021

Plant Information

Peek-A-Boo Spilanthes

  • Peek-A-Boo Spilanthes - Bloom
  • Peek-A-Boo Spilanthes - Commercial Landscape 1
  • Peek-A-Boo Spilanthes - Container
  • Peek-A-Boo Spilanthes - Landscape
Growing Information:
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Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Acmella oleracea

Common Name: Eyeball Plant

Hardiness Degree: 45°F (7.2°C)

Blooming Season: Autumn, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Spreading, Trailing

Characteristics: Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 24 - 32" (61 - 81cm)

Height: 12 - 15" (30 - 38cm)

Width: 24 - 30" (61 - 76cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Foliage is more bronze in full sun.
Adds texture and interest to mixed containers.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 7 to 8 weeks

  • Unique accent plants show off intriguing, olive-shaped, 1-in./2.5-cm, golden yellow flowers with deep burgundy-red eyes on the long, pendulous stems.
  • Foliage takes on a bronze-green tone in full sun.