Mounding, spreading plants produce unusual olive-shaped, golden-yellow flowers with deep-burgundy eyes. Plants grow 12-15 in. tall and 24-30 in. wide. Bloom is over a long summer season, flowers are terrific for cutting. Peek-a-boo eyeball plant is quite showy when massed, and looks great combined with other annuals in your patio containers.
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.
Growing Peek-A-Boo Eyeball Plant Seeds
Sow eyeball plant 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 seedlings into the garden 18 in. apart after all danger of frost.
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