Emilia coccinea 'Scarlet Magic'
300 seeds $2.50
Emilia coccinea 'Scarlet Magic' is an intriguing annual wildflower with tufts of scarlet-red petals blooming on the tops of tall, thin stems that sway in the breeze. It adds color, texture, graceful form and movement to the garden.
Try tassel flower at the front of the border or in containers where it can be appreciated up close. Nice for cutting. It can also be dried.
Emilia 'Scarlet Magic' blooms quickly from a late spring sowing and continues until frost. It's easy to grow in a wide range of conditions.
Also known as Tasselflower, Flora's Paintbrush, Lady's Paint Brush, Emilia javanica, Emilia flammea and Emilia sonchifolia var. javanica. Native to tropical Africa. Deer resistant.
height 18" spacing 6"
Sowing Emilia 'Scarlet Magic' Seeds
Sow emilia seeds outdoors after the last frost date. Or start indoors 6 weeks early. Barely cover the seeds with soil. Full sun to part shade.