General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 18-27 inches
Plant Spread: 10-12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Needs specific temperature: Germinates best at 68-72 deg F
Days to germinate: 7 to 12 days
Depth to plant seed: surface sow or barely cover
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Common names
  • Love Plant
  • Cupid's Dart
Also sold as:
  • Alba
  • Amor White

Photo Gallery
Location: Botanical Garden Cologne (Germany)
Date: 2017-08-17
Location: Howick Hall, Northumberland, UK
Date: 2014-08-02
Location: Vaughan, ON, Canada (Zone 5b)
Date: 2012-06-24

Courtesy Outsidepride
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: Lenore, ID
Date: 4-6-2015

Photo courtesy of Select Seeds
  • Uploaded by Joy

Courtesy Gardens in the Wood of Grassy Creek
  • Uploaded by vic

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