Easy to grow and ready-made for containers, Buddha’s Hand is a compact 2′ tall and covered with glorious orange blossoms buzzing with hummingbirds and butterflies. She thrives in gardens, containers, and cracks in sidewalks alike. With her compact nature, Buddha’s Hand has become one of our go-to companion plants, a raucous tuft at the ends of our garden rows. With abundant food and protective habitat, she feeds butterflies, bees and countless native pollinators from early summer to frost. Plus, her seeds are easy to collect with plenty to share, so you’ll enjoy her for years if not generations to come!
Also a fabulous dye plant, Buddha’s Hand petals are also delicious tossed on salads, cakes & spring rolls.
|50 Seeds||$4.45||In stock|
|100 Seeds||$7.55||In stock|
|200 Seeds||$14.25||In stock|
When to sow: Direct seeding is recommended, after last frost, shallowly sowing 4 seeds per foot
Or, to transplant, sow indoors in soil blocks 4 weeks before last frost, keeping soil surface moist until emergence. When seedlings have true leaves, transplant into larger containers. Transplant out after frost danger.
Full Sun Seed Depth: 1/4 inch
Days to Germination: 7-10 days at 75°F
Plant spacing after thinning: 1-2 feet
Days to Flower: 65-69 Height: 2 feet
Harvest: Cut for bouquets when petals first open. Deadhead for blooms all season.