Strawflower: Mixed Colors

Strawflower: Mixed Colors - Seeds & Bulbs


Mixed Colors
(Helichrysum bracteatum)

Do you have a hot and dry area that lacks zest? This dazzler will radiate color all over your garden. Rock gardens will brighten up, mixed borders and windowboxes will shine. Sturdy stems and long-lasting flowers make it a great choice for cutting. Flowers bloom in a variety of colors including white, bright red, orange, yellow, purple and rose. Flowers dry well. Grows well in all soil types and the plants are heat and drought tolerant.

Average Count: 360 seeds

Flower Type: Annual
Bloom Time: Summer
Height: 2' to 3' tall.
Exposure: Full Sun

When to Sow Outside: Spring, after last average frost date.
When to Sow Inside: 4 - 6 weeks before last spring frost.
Special Germination Instructions: Requires light to germinate. Press lightly onto soil surface.
Seed Depth: Press lightly onto soil surface.
Seed Spacing: 2"
Days to Emerge: 5 - 10
Thinning: When 1" tall thin to 12" apart

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