Spilanthes acmella

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Flower Color: Other: Cone shaped, bright gold with red top
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Culinary Herb
Medicinal Herb
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Leaves
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Surface sow, seeds need direct sunlight to germinate and should not be buried.
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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