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Helichrysum Seeds

Helichrysum - bracteatum
Best known as the "Strawflower", used for fresh and dried arrangements as well as for the garden or landscape. Blooms from summer until frost on a 2-3' plant, with 2½" papery flowers that look like prickly pompons. Colors include yellow, orange, red, pink and white. Known as everlasting, because when dried they last indefinitely.
King Mix Helichrysum Seeds King Mix Helichrysum Seeds
Selected strain with extremely large flowers.
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Item #A-268 | 200 Seeds | Price: $2.25

Tips on How to Grow Strawflower –Helichrysum Seeds

Will do best in full sun with a well-drained soil mix. In the greenhouse, we use a soil mix consisting of 1 part peat moss to 2 parts loam and sand. Plants are well watered and allowed to dry before watering again.

SOW INDOORS 6-8 weeks before last frost. 10-20 days to germinate at 70-75º.Do not cover seeds, as light aids in germination.

TRANSPLANT only when all danger of frost is gone, 1-2 weeks after last frost 10-12 inches apart, especially where summers are long GARDEN HINTS: Needs average well drained soil and full sun. Use for cut flowers, borders, in back of beds. Harvest when 2-3 layers of petals have opened.

Seed will germinate in 7-10 days at 65-75°F (18-26°C)

Growing on requires that temperatures be 60ºF ights,65-70ºF days..

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