Helichrysum thianshanicum ‘Golden Baby’ (Strawflower)

$4.00

A small plant with bright yellow everlastig flowers which are loved for their keeping ability as cut flowers.

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Description

This plant has downy silvery grey foliage and produces large clusters of bright yellow flowers which are everlasting. Each of the flowers is shaped like a yellow pom pom.

It is loved for its great everlasting cut flowers which brighten up the indoors in the winter.   It will grow in poor, or  moderately fertile well-drained soil in full sun. Protect from winter wet and cold dry winds.

Note: Shipment prohibited to Australia

Sowing advice.

Sow indoors in late winter and spring.

Surface sow indoors in  seed trays onto moist well-drained seed compost. Cover with a very small 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

Hardy Perennial

Common Name

Strawflower

Family

Asteraceae, Compositae

Maximum Height

30 cm

Number of seeds in packet

approx 20