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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



Cannot ship to the USA
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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Cosmo Mix - This fabulous flower is an easy to grow mix of pink and white with its petals curled into a tube.  Prefers poor soil conditions and shelter from strong winds.  Cosmos are great for cut flowers for their unique flowers and airy foliage.   Calendula - Very easy to grow in even poor soil. Extremely versatile. Also considered a herb. The leaves and petals can be used in salad. This plant will also repel insects when planted in borders of your garden.Producing brilliant orange flowers that add colour to your garden and sa Plant as a border in your garden to help repel harmful insects and attract early pollenators. Self sows, making it a great soil stabilizer on sloped or disturbed areas.   Nasturtium - Nasturtium are extensively used in organic pest control. They are beneficial in attracting aphids away from other prize plants as well as attracting beneficial hover flies that eat them. Easily grown in any soil and blooms for long periods. Nasturtiums require little water and no fertilizer, as enriched soil tends to  produce more foliage than flowers.  Use the brilliant colors of the flower petals and spice of the leaves as a garnish or to add the finishing touch to your garden fresh salads. Sweetly scented edible flowers and spicy scented foliage attracts hummingbirds.
Cosmo Mix   Calendula   Nasturtium
(Cosmos bipinnatus)   (Calendula officinalis)   (Tropaeolum majus L.)

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