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Helichrysum (Red 'Fireball') Seeds...Seed from Red 'Fireball' Strawflowers

Type: Annual
Common Names: Strawflower
Height: 30" to 48"
Spread: space plants 3" to 6" apart
Flower color: Red
Bloom time: Summer through frost
Light: Full sun
Water: Average
Soil: Average to Rich
Other info: An excellent dried flower. Keep flowers removed for continued bloom. For best results, cut flowers as they are beginning to open.

Red 'Fireball' Strawflowers
** Red 'Fireball' Strawflowers **

Strawflower 'Fireball' Red w/Open Flower

#1232A Helichrysum bracteatum (Red 'Fireball' Strawflowers):
(Input number of packets into checkbox -- $1.00 per packet)
[50 seeds per packet]
Germination: Easy germination. Start indoors 4-6 weeks prior to last spring frost. Sow seed in container on good seed starting mix. Cover seeds lightly with mix. Moisten mix and keep mix moist until germination begins. Place container in a location at 70°F. Germination should begin in 6-10 days. Does not do well direct sown to garden location.

Informational/Photo Links:
1) Helichrysum bracteatum at Dave's Garden
2) Helichrysum bracteatum in Wikipedia
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