(Toothache Plant, Para Cress, Buzz Buttons, Sansho Buttons, Electric Buttons, Jambu, Szechuan Buttons, Spilanthes acmella, Spilanthes oleracea) Tropical perennial native to Brazil, grows 18 inches tall, in a mounding form. Flowers sport the characteristic bright crimson “fisheye” at the apex. Ancient, distinctively beautiful and highly entertaining plant. Traditional usage (TWM): stimulant, tonic, dentifrice, earache, gum disease, lyme’s disease, and malaria. Concentrated source of alkyl-amides, the anti-inflammatory extraordinaire. Plant prefers full sun and well-manured soil and plenty of water. Start early indoors and transplant out after frost. Average germ time 10 days. Space 1 to 2 feet apart.
Certified Organically Grown
Family: Aster (Asteracea)
Hardy to Zones 10 to 12, otherwise grown as an annual, 120 days to maturity
Packet contains 100 seeds
Packed for 2021