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PlantFiles: Money Plant
Lunaria annua 'Rosemary Verey'

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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: Rosemary Verey

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Category:
Biennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 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)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Purple

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous
Mottled

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive gardadore On Sep 24, 2010, gardadore from Saylorsburg, PA (Zone 6a) wrote:

I received my original seeds from Rosemary Verey's son. I love this plant. It is tall and majestic with a brighter bloom than the regular ones and the mottled purple/green leaves are striking. I found it difficult to get it started initially but now it happily self seeds bi-annually.

Neutral eje On May 30, 2004, eje from San Francisco, CA (Zone 10a) wrote:

An interesting variety of Money Plant. Stems are puple and leaves have purple splotches. Named after a famous English gardener.

Regional...

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

Alameda, California
Redwood City, California
Richmond, California
San Francisco, California
San Jose, California
Plainfield, Illinois
Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania



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