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PlantFiles: Money Plant, Honesty
Lunaria annua 'Variegata'

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Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lunaria (loo-NAIR-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: annua (AN-yoo-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Variegata

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Category:
Biennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Deciduous
Blue-Green
Smooth-Textured
Veined

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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1 positive
1 neutral
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral seekers On Jul 9, 2010, seekers from Tacoma, WA wrote:

I am trying to see what seedlings of Honest look like. I can't be sure what I have growing. Does anyone know for sure what the seedlings look like?

Positive tgiforever On May 18, 2005, tgiforever from New Bern, NC wrote:

Flowers were white, bloomed by early May. Seed pods began to form mid May. Resows.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Eureka, California
San Francisco, California
Wilmington, Delaware
New Bern, North Carolina
Tobaccoville, North Carolina
Wilsons Mills, North Carolina
Wooster, Ohio
Seattle, Washington
Tacoma, Washington
Elkins, West Virginia



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