Strawflower (Xerochrysum bracteatum) Seeds

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Strawflower (Xerochrysum bracteatum) Seeds


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Seed packs contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener. Minimum 50 seeds per pack.


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Description :

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: Annual
Native Range:
Growing Zones:  7-11
Mature Height: 24-36 inches 
Mature Width: 6-9 inches 

Sowing: Start indoors in pots 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Barely cover seed.
Sow depth: ¼ in.
Days to Germinate: 7-14 @ 70F
Special Maintenance: n/a

Sunlight: Full sun, Part Sun
Soil Type: Average
Water: Average
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Growth Rate: Fast

Leaf Description:
Bloom Time: Summer, June-October
Bloom Description: Range from yellow, orange, red, pink, and white

Harvest: Flower
Harvest Time: Summer, June-October

Special Properties: Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators, Deer resistant, Cut flowers, Dried flowers

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