Lunaria annua


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Noun1.Lunaria annua - southeastern European plant cultivated for its fragrant purplish flowers and round flat papery silver-white seedpods that are used for indoor decorationLunaria annua - southeastern European plant cultivated for its fragrant purplish flowers and round flat papery silver-white seedpods that are used for indoor decoration
genus Lunaria, Lunaria - small genus of European herbs: honesty
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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LUNARIA ANNUA HONESTY BUTTERFLIES love this biennial plant, right, as it provides valuable nectar during March and April and gardeners love it for its luminescent pink and purple flowers.
Although I love honesty, lunaria annua, it seems to have produced an explosion of seedlings, along with one of my summer favourites, the Californian poppy, Eschscholtzia californica and I will have to thin these out to an acceptable level whilst I am battling with the other less desirable plants.
SPRINKLE honesty or lunaria annua seeds between shrubs for flowers in spring followed by silvery seed pods that can be cut and used in dried arrangements.