(Emilia javanica) Tassel Flower is an excellent border plant that will bloom continuously from mid summer through first frost. Brought to England from the Far East in 1799, it was grown by Thomas Jefferson at Monticello. The vivid red-orange button like blooms are quite striking in the garden bed and an excellent addition in summer arrangements. Not often seen. 2 feet. Full sun. Seeds should be planted in warm conditions. Annual. 25+ seeds.