STRAWFLOWER Helichrysum, Semi Dwarf Bouquet Mixture
Annual-One Season Plant - Height Approx. 2 to 2 ½ feet
See our test garden photo of: Strawflower
These colorful everlasting flowers can be used as a fresh flower or dried for winter arrangements. Assorted colors, in a wide range of flower colors. Easy to grow annual.
Special Directions for Short Season Climates
SOWING: Start seed indoors in early spring. Do not cover seed, but firm into soil with back of hand. Sow outdoors soon after all danger of frost has passed.
THINNING AND TRANSPLANTING: Indoors, thin seedlings to 2 inches when young seedlings are 2 inches tall. Outdoors space the young seedlings about 12 inches apart.
GERMINATIION: 7 to 10 days. Keep soil moderately moist during germination.
Ed's Special Advice
Pick flowers for drying when they are open, but not fully mature. Hang stems upside down in cool well-ventilated spot to dry. Avoid over-watering during growing cycle. Grows best in light, well-drained soil in full sun.