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I have lunaria/honesty growing in my garden. A neighbour would like some, however opinions seem to vary as to whether it's annual, biennial or perennial. I think it must be the middle of these as I seem to have plants this year that haven't flowered yet, though health. Is it best to dig these up for her to transplant, or to give her seeds and if so when are these ripe to sow?




The seed heads will turn from green to silver later in the year and you will see the dark seeds through the thin silvery case. That's when I would give your friend the seeds because then they are ready.

1 Jul, 2012


I think that you're right with 'in the middle."
As they are so prolific they seem to flower each year but I think that each plant will flower alternately.

1 Jul, 2012


They are normally treated as biennials so once established you should have the 2nd year plants flowering and the first year ones just establishing.

1 Jul, 2012


There are both biennial and perennial forms of honesty. The seedpods of the biennial honesty are circular; those of the perennial honesty are pointed

1 Jul, 2012

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