Helichrysum bracteatum



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Unique and versatile, these incredibly textural flowers ride atop long, branched stems. A classic ingredient in dried bouquets and wreaths. Easy to grow.


100 seeds per packet

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Flower type:Disk
Life cycle:Annual
Climate:Can withstand a light frost.
Sowing guide:Direct sow in autumn (only in areas with mild winters) or in spring. Alternatively, sow in trays (recommended) and transplant after 4-6 weeks
Planting Season:Autumn / Spring
Germination guide:7-10 days @ 21-24 C. Light required - cover seed with very thin layer of vermiculite
Good Bee Food:No
Flowering time:80 days after sowing
Pinch:Not necessary
Position:Full Sun
Final height:100 cm
Spacing:23 cm

Growing Tips:

Provide horisontal plant support.

Harvesting Tips:

Harvest when the first couple of layers of petals have unfolded.

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