Ammobium (Ammobium Alatum Grandiflorum) - This is an excellent flower for the cutting garden that can be grown from Ammobium Alatum seeds. It is also called, Winged Everlasting, and is very popular to cut, dry and use as an everlasting. As soon as the Ammobium flowers open about half way, typically in mid-summer, they are cut, tied in small bunches, hung up-side-down and dried in warm, well-ventilated rooms.
The richly flowering Ammobium alatum 'Grandiflorum' grows approximately 28 inches tall from flower seeds. The flower heads are about 3/4 inch wide. Ammobium Alatum seeds can be sowed indoors in March - April, or outdoors in poor, well-drained soil in a sunny position after frost season is over. Ammobium flower seeds may be grown as a perennial in frost free zones. Winged Everlasting plants are native to Australia.