Arnica, Mountain (Arnica montana) - 20 Seeds
Arnica, Mountain (Arnica montana) is a beautiful and hardy wildflower that is native to Europe and Asia. This low-growing plant produces bright yellow flowers that are highly visible from a distance and make it a great choice for meadow gardens, wildflower gardens, and rock gardens.
- Latin Name: Arnica montana
- Type: Perennial
- USDA Zone: 2-7
- Germination Time: 10-20 days
- Days to Maturity: 120-180 days
- Plant Height: 12-24 inches
- Stratification Days: 30-60 days
For best results, start Arnica, Mountain seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost date or sow directly in the garden after the last frost date. Plant the seeds in well-drained soil in a location that receives full sun to partial shade. Sow the seeds at a depth of 1/4 inch and space the plants 12-18 inches apart. Optimal germination temperature is 70-75°F. Before planting, stratify the seeds by placing them in a moist paper towel and storing them in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for 30-60 days. Arnica, Mountain is a hardy plant that is relatively low maintenance and will thrive with proper care. Regular watering is important during dry spells, and the plants will benefit from a light application of compost or fertilizer in early spring.
Stratification Directions: To stratify Arnica, Mountain seeds, place them in a moist paper towel and store them in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for 30-60 days. This process helps to break the seed's dormancy and promotes germination.