Arnica originates from the American West. Once implanted, this beautiful hardy plant will form beautiful covering mats. Its yellow flowers will provide excellent pasture for bees and butterflies. It is sometimes called "fall grass" ... arnica is a particularly effective remedy, for external use, to relieve hematomas, inflammations and other sprains. Difficult and slow germination, needs light to germinate.
Latin name: Arnica chamissonis
Common names: Arnica Chamissonis, Arnica de Chamisso, Plains Arnica, Falls Grass
English: chamisso arnica
MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
Sowing is relatively difficult. The plant prefers to do the following: Do not cover, just press them into the soil gently, as they need light to germinate. Sow in early spring indoors. Transplant the seedlings into individual pots as soon as the first true leaf appears and plant them after the last expected frost.