Helipterum roseum ‘Goliath Tetra Red’ seeds – (Strawflower,Paper Daisy, Everlasting Daisy)

$4.10

This annual is a giant double tetraploid flower which is deep red with dark centre. It has a very stiff stem, and makes  an excellent  cut or dried flower.

Description

This is a lovely flower for cutting, drying, or just as a splash of colour in the garden.  It has very large, double blood red flowers with a prominent black central eye. Its stems are extra strong rising to approx 55 cm .

Sowing advice

Sow paper daisy seeds in seed trays or pots, press into soil and lightly cover with soil.  Ideal temperature 18-23 deg C. Germination occurs in 14-21 days.  Transplant to the garden when large enough.  You can also  direct sow the seed into prepared seed beds after all danger of frost. Thin to 20cm apart.

Additional information

Classification

Annual

Common Name

Everlasting Daisy, Paper Daisy

Family

Asteraceae, Compositae

Maximum Height

55 cm

Number of seeds in packet

30