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Tassel Flower

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.

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Growth Type: 
Annual
Color(s): 
Reds, Orange
Hardiness Zones: 
Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Location at Monticello: 
West Lawn
Planting Conditions: 
Full Sun
Blooming History: 
June 23, 2001 to November 8, 2001June 7, 2002 to November 1, 2002June 9, 2003 to November 7, 2003June 8, 2004 to December 3, 2004June 17, 2005 to November 15, 2005June 1, 2006 to November 15, 2006June 8, 2007 to November 15, 2007July 11, 2008 to October 31, 2008September 1, 2009 to November 15, 2009September 1, 2010 to December 1, 2010August 5, 2011 to December 6, 2011September 15, 2012 to December 4, 2012June 19, 2013 to November 7, 2013June 16, 2014 to November 14, 2014July 4, 2015 to November 19, 2015June 17, 2016 to November 12, 2016June 30, 2017 to November 10, 2017July 18, 2018 to December 3, 2018August 18, 2020

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