Money Plant Seeds


Lunaria biennis


Early purple or white blooms followed by seed pods which when dried have a distinct flat oval shape with a pearly membrane. Flowers are nice in spring bouquets, and seedpods create a lovely look in dried arrangements. Also called Honesty. Spring blooming in the second year. Full to partial sun. Self-seeding biennial. (1/2 Gram Packet)
  • Planting Information
  • Growing Information
Average Seed / ozSeed / 100' RowAverage Yield / 100' RowDays to Harvest
Planting SeasonIdeal Soil TempSunFrost Tolerance
After Last Frost65-80°FFull/PartFrost Sensitive
Sowing MethodSeed DepthDirect Seed SpacingSeeds Per Packet
Direct Seed1/4"4-6"20
Mature SpacingDays to SproutProduction CycleSeed Viability
12-18"14-28Biennial2-3 years

Site Selection


This biennial grows in full sun to shade and prefers moist, rich soils. In the south, plants prefer afternoon shade.




Direct sow outdoors in early spring as soon as the soil can be worked. Sow seeds 1/4" deep and 4-6" apart. Optimal soil temperature for germination is 65-80˚F. Seeds will sprout in 14-28 days. Thin seedlings so that mature plants are 12-18" apart.