HELICHRYSUM bracteatum (Strawflower, Tall Mixed)

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Helichrysum bracteatum known as strawflowers comes from Australia, where it still grows wild as native species. The dried flowers retain lovely shades of yellow, red, orange, pink and white which can be readily used in dried flower arrangements. They are admired for the beauty of its joyful flowers adorned with...
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Helichrysum bracteatum known as strawflowers comes from Australia, where it still grows wild as native species. The dried flowers retain lovely shades of yellow, red, orange, pink and white which can be readily used in dried flower arrangements. They are admired for the beauty of its joyful flowers adorned with central yellow disk surrounded by glossy, petal like bracts. They are also known as Everlasting flowers.

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
0.5OZ 18,750 250
1OZ 37,500 500
1/4LB 150,000 2,000
1/2LB 300,000 4,000
1LB 600,000 8,000
5LB 3,000,000 40,000

Scientific Name: Helichrysum bracteatum

Common Name: Strawflower

Plant Type: Annual, Tender Perennial

Family: Daisy Family

Native Range: Australia

Growth Height: 24-36"

Spread: 6 "

Zone: 1-12

Exposure: Full sun

Germination Ease: No stratification

Blooming Season: Summer (Early, Mid, Late), Fall

Attracts: Butterflies and Hummingbirds, Lady bugs and bumblebees

Flower Color: Yellow, Orange, Red, Pink or White

Maintenance: Low

Characteristics: Cut Flowers, Showy, Dried

Resistant: Drought, Deer

Water Requirement: Low water

Soil Type: Wet and soggy soil

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline and Neutral

Uses: Beds and Borders, Cutting Gardens, Informal and cottage

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