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Type: Annual
Seed #: 106
Common Name: Strawflower
Latin Name: Helichrysum bracteatum
Variety: Jeweled Wonder Mix
Colour: Orange, Red, Yellow & White
Temperature: 25C - 30C (77F - 86F) (Zone 2)
Blooms: June to September
Site: Full Sun
Height: 60cm - 90cm (24" - 35")
Spread: 25cm - 30cm (10" - 12")
Seeds per pack: 0
Price: $0.00
Plant these to encourage birds and butterflies to visit your garden frequently. This plant produces amazing cutflower. This plant is deer resistant. This plant is a great water saver. Also perfect for the busy lifestyle gardener or just that dry area where nothing seems to grow.
Attracts
Butterflies
Great
Cutflower
Deer
Resistant
Drought
Tolerant



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Strawflower


Notes: Picture shown is of the dried flower heads. Color of non dries flowers is much more vibrant. Very easy to grow bright, straw like textured flowers on long sturdy stems, Colors range from red,orange, yellow and white.Truly amazing staying power as a cut or dried flower. Used extensively in decorating and crafts.To dry strawflower, cut flowers before itís head is fully open and hang upside down in a cool dark airy room. Surface sow in early Spring as seed requires light to germinate.


Instructions: Surface Sow. Germination 10 to 20 days.


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Autumn Beauty Sunflower - A beautiful addition to your garden. It's mix of vibrant reds and yellow flowers are easy to grow. Produces a flower stem at every node making it perfect for plentiful cut flowers. Birds will flock to the flowers when the seeds are ripe providing a natural bird feeder. Very sturdy in poor soil. Plant edible peas or sweet peas at the base of your sunflowers. The stalks and branches will serve as a place for the vines to cling to and create an attractive garden feature.   Superflora Sunflower - Easy to  grow. A delight for children and good for the garden as it attracts beneficial wildlife. Produces a flower stem at every node making it perfect for plentiful cut flowers and producing high oil content birdseed. Very sturdy in poor soil.   Evening Scented Stock - This plant enjoys Full Sun, attracts butterflies & is AMAZINGLY SWEET SCENTED! A small grouping of plants will fill your senses with an intoxicating sweet aroma in early evening. Easily grown in a variety of conditions, but does best in even moisture.These plants produce a profusion of lilac flowers. Once you have grown them once, you will never want to be without them again. For cut flowers, choose stems with flowers that have just opened. Delicately strip the foliage that will fall below the water level, and place in water immediately. Fabulously scented and delicate addition for baskets, beds and borders.
Autumn Beauty Sunflower   Superflora Sunflower   Evening Scented Stock
(Helianthus annum)   (Helianthus annum)   (Matthiola Bicornis)

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