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Dwarf Strawflower

Rainbow Bouquet

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Dwarf Strawflower

Rainbow Bouquet

(Helichrysum bracteatus)
Our easy to grow, carefree dwarf strawflowers are soon covered with 2 inch double blossoms ...
(Helichrysum bracteatus)
Our easy to grow, carefree dwarf strawflowers are soon covered with 2 inch double blossoms on sturdy 18 inch plants in a well-balanced color blend of frosted rose, soft pink, salmon, lemon yellow and pumpkin. They’ll bloom for months and shine in containers or in the garden. These long-lasting cold and drought tolerant flowers are perfect for eye-catching fresh bouquets and also easy to quickly air dry for crafting projects and decorative “everlasting” bouquets. 
Seed Count: Approx. 700 / Weight: 0.5 gms
$ 3.19
#5522
#5522

ANNUAL

Summer/fall bloom
Can handle light frost

STARTING EARLY INDOORS

Start in spring 6 weeks before last expected frost. Sow seeds very thinly in a container of seed starting mix and cover very lightly. Keep evenly moist but not soggy, providing a strong light source. When seedlings are several inches tall, transplant 2 inches apart into a deeper containers. Once weather is settled and warm, acclimate to outdoor conditions before planting in the garden.

TO START EARLY OUTDOORS

Once all danger of frost is past, sow seeds 1 inch apart in containers of fresh potting mix, or broadcast thinly in fertile, well drained garden beds. Cover ¼ inch deep and keep evenly moist. When seedlings are several inches tall, thin to 6-8 inches apart so plants have room to branch and grow.

In Containers: Use containers 16-18 inches deep and wide filled with fresh potting soil. Sow seeds 1 inch apart, 1/4 inch deep. When several inches tall, thin or transplant seedlings 5 inches apart. Feed container plants monthly with all-purpose flower fertilizer.

GROWING NOTES

For fresh flowers, cut stems at desired length before the flower centers are fully open. To air dry for “everlastings,” simply remove leaves and hang upside down in bundles in a cool airy spot out of the sun. Dried Strawflowers cure quickly and last almost indefinitely.

Cold Winters

Mild Winters

Sun/Shade

Sow Seeds

Days To Germinate

Mature Height

May – Jun
Mar – June
Full sun

1 inch apart 
1/4 inch deep

8 – 12 days
18 inches

Cold Winters

Mild Winters

Sun/Shade

Sow Seeds

Days To Germinate

Mature Height

May – Jun
Mar – June
Full sun

1 inch apart 
1/4 inch deep

8 – 12 days
18 inches

Cold Winters

May – Jun

Mild Winters

Mar – June

Sun/Shade

Full sun

Sow Seeds

1 inch apart 
1/4 inch deep

Days To Germinate

8 – 12 days

Mature Height

18 inches

Photos From Our Trial Garden

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