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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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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.   Cosmo - An old favorite of home gardeners all over. Provides tall airy foliage and loads of cut flowers in white, pink and purple shades as well as bi-colour blooms. Very easy to grow and actually prefers sandy soils. Plant outside 6 mm deep in May and get flowers 8 weeks later right up until first frost. Great plant for a child's garden.   Velvet Queen Sunflower -  A beautiful addition to your garden. Birds will flock to the flowers when the seeds are ripe providing a natural bird feeder or collect the seed head for your self for next years planting. Very sturdy in poor soil but an avid producer in evenly moist soils.
Calendula   Cosmo   Velvet Queen Sunflower
(Calendula officinalis)   (Cosmo)   (Helianthus annum)

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