Acmella oleracea 'Peek-A-Boo'
‘Peek-A-Boo’ Spilanthes was selected for its yellow flowers, each with a red eye poking
up out of the foliage. The green foliage has a purple tinge in full sun turning more
purple as fall approaches and the foliage can be used in salads or cooked as a green.
Spilanthes is also known as the Toothache Plant because it has been used to numb pain.
In the garden it is a great conversation piece when combined with other plants in
a mixed container or it can be used as a flowering groundcover growing 12 to 15 inches
tall and spreading 24 to 30 inches.
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil: Moist, well-drained
Hardiness: Use as an annual