Bracteantha Bracteatum ‘Vintage White’ seeds – (Strawflower, Everlasting Flower)

$4.10

A pure white everlasting flower, perfect for cutting and drying, or just as a pretty garden plant

Description

This annual plant has  papery, shiny white daisy-like flowers. It has   tall, strong stems and dark foliage against which the pure white flowers make an outstanding foil . It makes excellent  cut flowers, and is   also extremely good for drying, retaining its shape and whiteness.

 

Sowing advice

Sow indoors June-September. 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 flower

Family

Asteraceae, Compositae

Maximum Height

90 cm

Number of seeds in packet

approx 40