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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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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.
  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.   Gloriosa Daisy - Produces loads of super colorful yellow to orange flowers with maroon red centers in various blends. Superb for large containers or beds, dry conditions or poor soil and it will perennialize in warmer climates. Attracts bees and butterflies and is a wonderful cut-flower.
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