Unicorn, True (Aletris farinosa), packet of 500 seeds

$3.95

Family:  Lily (Liliaceae)

Hardy to Zones 6 to 9

(True Unicorn, Devil’s Bit, Star Grass, Blazing Star) Perennial.  Native to Southeastern US.  Important vanishing medicinal, a uterine tonic of great repute.  White, urn-shaped, mealy-surfaced flowers on long racemes.  Plant prefers sun and moist, sandy, acidic soils.  Press very fine seed into surface of potting soil in fall or spring and keep cool and moist. Photo shows a closeup of what seedlings look like.  Space plants 1 foot apart.

500 seeds/pkt., Open Pollinated, Untreated, NO GMO’s

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  1. konstantin

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    konstantin (verified owner)

    how to grow up (Aletris farinosa),?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hello Konstantin, The plant likes a moist and sandy soil in the full sun. It is tolerant of acidic soils. There is an entire chapter on cultivating Aletris farinosa in my book “Growing At-Risk.” richo

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