Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Emilia javanica, Irish Poet, Tassel Flower

Common Name: Tassel Flower

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Emilia

Species: javanica

Cultivar or Variety: Irish Poet

Characteristics of Plant
There is some dissent regarding the species of this orange flowered variety. Some botanists believe it is Emilia lisowskiana. It self sows lightly and may sow and bloom new plants in the same season it is first planted.

Germination Tips: Direct sowing is best.

Life Cycle

When to Sow Seed
Mid Spring
Late Spring
Early Summer
Mid Fall

Sun Exposure
Full Sun

Flower Color

Reproduces By

Attractive to Wildlife

(Image by poisondartfrog)
"Orange Emilia"
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