EYEBALL PLANT SEEDS
Toothache Plant, Electric Daisy
Acmella oleracea syn. Spilanthes oleracea
PEEK-A-BOO Eyeball Plant
The 12-15 inch mounded plants spread to 24-30 inches across and produce unusual golden-yellow olive-shaped blooms with deep burgundy eyes over a long summer season. They are terrific for cutting and quite showy when massed. Peek-a-Boo also looks great combined with other annuals in patio containers. Packet is 25 seeds.
Eyeball Plant is also known as Toothache plant because leaves and flowers contain spilanthol, a natural analgesic agent that can be used to numb a toothache!
How to Plant Eyeball Plant Seeds
Sow seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil and barely cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 65-70°F., germination averages 14-21 days. Transplant into the garden 18 inches apart after all danger of frost.