Strawflower (Xerochrysum bracteatum) Seed


Each packet contains a generous amount of seed for the home gardener.

10 in stock


Strawflower is easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soils in full sun to light shade. This plant is characterized by its spiky, straw-like bracts and light yellow center, almost resembling a daisy. When in bloom, its colors can range from yellow, orange, red, pink, and white. Its flowers are primarily used in crafts and dried bouquets.

Type: Perennial
Growing Zones: 7 – 11
Sow: Start indoors in pots 4-6 weeks before the last frost or sow directly outside after the danger of frost has passed. Barely cover seed.
Sow Depth: 1/4 in.
Days to Germinate: 7 – 12
Days to Harvest: 30-45, when partially opened during the evening for flowers
Sunlight: Full Sun to Light Shade
Bloom Time: June through October
Drought Tolerance:  Moderate
Special Properties: Attracts pollinators, deer-resistant, attractive flowers

Additional information

Weight .03 lbs


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