- Annual plants grow up to 3 feet tall
- Papery flowers in a mix of 8-10 colors
- Great as a cut flower or dried flower
- Cutting promotes bud formation
(Helichrysum bracteatum) Australian native that was introduced to Europe in 1799. Large papery flowers used extensively in dried arrangements and as a long-lasting cut flower. Cutting promotes bud formation, so cut often. Mix of 8-10 colors. Annual, 30-36" tall.
Start Indoors: 6-8 weeks before last frost
Germination: 5-20 Days
Plant Outdoors: 8-10” Apart
Light: Full Sun
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath the surface of the soil. Transplant outdoors 2-3 weeks after last frost. Tolerates poor dry soil. To dry for arrangements, cut stems before flowers are fully open, remove leaves, and hang upside down in a shady place.