Strawflower 'Giants Mixed' Seeds
Strawflowers this annual is a colourful addition to any bright border.
Strawflower Double mixed brings a multitude of large cheerful blooms with petals that seem to sweep around and encircle the flower centre. These large, straw-like ‘everlasting flowers’ are held on long stems and grow in lovely shades of pink, red, and white. They are drought-tolerant and make for beautiful cut flowers to display in your home, adding a touch of colour to any room.
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why it's special:
- A stout branching variety with multiple flowers.
- Blooming into late summer.
- Attracts bees, butterflies and other beneficial insects.
when to sow
when to harvest
About Strawflower ‘Giants’
Xerochrysum bracteatum, commonly known as the golden everlasting or strawflower, is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae native to Australia. Described by Étienne Pierre Ventenat in 1803, it was known as Helichrysum bracteatum for many years before being transferred to a new genus Xerochrysum in 1990.
In The Records
Strawflower was introduced from Australia to England in 1799. It is also known as Everlasting Flower for the long-lived color of its flowers when dried
|Features||Pollinator friendly, likes sunlight, lots of blooms, grow a meadow|
|Locations||Terraces, containers and garden beds|
|Effort Level||Needs some love|
|Botanical Name||Xerochrysum bracteatum|
|Other Names||Golden everlasting, strawflower and asteraceae|
|Pot Size||30 cm|
|Pet/Baby Safe||Pet + Baby Safe|
|Number of Seeds||250|
|Sowing Tips||Sprinkle seeds lightly on the soil surface. Press into soil gently. The seeds need light to germinate, do not bury deeply.|
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