Bracteantha bracteatum ‘ Fireball’ – (Strawflower, Everlasting flower, Paper Daisy)

$4.10

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Description

This wonderful strawflower has large coppery red flowers on strong straight stems. It makes an excellent cut flower and dries well for floral arrangements, keeping its colour well.

Sowing advice
Sow in June- September in trays or pots
Surface sow onto moist well-drained seed raising mix. Cover with a sprinkling of soil only as light is needed for germination. Ideal temp. 22-24°C. Germination takes 7-15 days. Once seedlings are large enough to handle transplant to 8cm pots and grow on in cooler conditions. Acclimatise and plant out once danger of frost has passed with 30cm spacing.

Additional information

Classification

Annual

Common Name

Everlasting Daisy

Family

Asteraceae

Maximum Height

approx 90 cm with flowers

Number of seeds in packet

approx 40