Tall Mix Strawflower

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The whole gamut of colors from red to cream is included. The stately plants exceed 3 feet in height. Excellent dried and lasts for years.

60 seeds 



Helichrysum bracteatum


Germination: 7-21 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 70-75ºF

Seed Planting Depth: Sow on the surface and press into soil, seeds need light to germinate.

Starting Indoors: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Provide 70-75ºF soil temperature. Transplant after the last frost, 12-15" apart. 

Sowing Outdoors: Direct sow after last frost, only in areas with long growing seasons

Growth Habit: Upright

Height and Width: 3-4' by 12-15" 

Spacing: 12-15" apart

Light Needs:  Full sun

Soil Needs: Loose, rich, well-drained

Approximate days to flower from seed: 80-90 days

Uses:  Flower beds, cut and dried, everlasting flowers 

Care: Water seedlings regularly until established. Amend soil with compost before transplanting. Harvest flowers often for bouquets or for drying. Dried flowers- harvest flowers when they are partially open then hang upside down in a dark room with good airflow.