Tassel Flower

Emilia javanica

[emilia_javanica]

Tassel Flower is a native of the Far East and was introduced into England in 1799. It is an annual that grows to two or three feet in height with flame-colored button-like flowers appearing on its slender stems in summer.

Growth Type: Annual Color(s): Reds, Orange Hardiness Zones: 1 - 10 Location at Monticello: West Lawn Planting Conditions: Full Sun Map it: 38.01031,-78.45312

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Blooming Dates 2001: Jun 23 – Nov 82002: Jun 7 – Nov 12003: Jun 9 – Nov 72004: Jun 8 – Dec 32005: Jun 17 – Nov 152006: Jun 1 – Nov 152007: Jun 8 – Nov 152008: Jul 11 – Oct 312009: Sep 1 – Nov 152010: Sep 1 – Dec 12011: Aug 5 – Dec 62012: Sep 15 – Dec 42013: Jun 19 – Nov 7