Chinese Lanterns

A Tomatillo relative, Chinese Lanterns are prized for their decorative, bright orange seed pods. Cut the stems in late summer as soon as the pods color up and dry them for autumn arrangements. HZ: 3-9.

One packet of about 300 seeds
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  • Physalis alkekengi var. franchetti. Direct-sow after the last frost date or raise as transplants 8 to 10 weeks before. Caution: Hardy to zone 3, this perennial can be invasive, so it is best grown in containers. Deer resistant. Perennial. Late summer/fall flowering. Height: 1' to 2'.

    Average seed life: 1 to 2 years.
  • Gardening Tips

Physalis alkekengi var. franchetti. Direct-sow after the last frost date or raise as transplants 8 to 10 weeks before. Caution: Hardy to zone 3, this perennial can be invasive, so it is best grown in containers. Deer resistant. Perennial. Late summer/fall flowering. Height: 1' to 2'.

Average seed life: 1 to 2 years.
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