250 Yellow Star Strawflower Seeds Helichrysum subulifolium

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Yellow Strawflower has yellow flowers with papery petals that can be used for fresh or dried bouquets. To dry flowers, cut flower stems just as flower buds are nearly open or newly opened. Tie stems together and hang upside down in a dark room with good air flow. Flowers will be dry and ready for winter bouquets in 3-5 weeks.


Name: Yellow Strawflower
Scientific Name: Helichrysum subulifolium
Color: Yellow
Hardiness Zones: 3-9
Plant Seeds: Outdoors After Frost or Indoors Weeks Before Last Frost
Plant Height: 10"-18"
Plant Spacing: 18 - 24"
Cycle: Annual
Bloom Season - Summer-Fall
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Soil & Water Preferences: Average
Other: Attracts bees, birds, & butterflies,

Sowing: Direct sow seeds in early spring, pressing them into the surface of the soil since they need light to germinate. Keep the soil moist until germination, which usually occurs within 8-10 days. To start indoors, plant several seeds each in peat pots; keep the soil lightly moist and at a temperature of 70-75 degrees F until germination. Transplant the seedlings outdoors after the last chance of frost or when they can safely be handled.

Growing: This plant tolerates heat and drought well, and will only need watering in extended periods of dry weather. Do not overwater, since this can cause disease. This plant adapts well to poor soil. Pinching off the tips of developing plants will encourage branching and produce fuller, bushier plants. Deadhead blossoms to extend the time of blooming. Though an annual, this plant self-seeds readily and will come back the next year if allowed.

All multiple orders of the same seed are put in the same bag. For example if you order 500 beefsteak tomato seeds x 3 then 1500 seeds will be put in the same bag. We do not send out 3 individual bags with 500 in each. This goes for all seeds unless they are listings of different seeds.


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