Monstrosum Mixed Strawflower
Bracteantha bracteata. Everlasting Annual. Large fully double, crisp textured flowers on strong stems. The best variety for commercial air drying. Mixture contains: crimson violet, white, yellow, pink shades, salmon and silvery rose. Start seed indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Height 30-36 inches. Approximately 320 seeds/pkg.
Easily started inside 6-8 weeks before last frost. Sow seed in flats and do not cover as light and a warm soil temperature ( 21-24 degrees C) are required for germination. May also be direct seeded 2 weeks after last spring frost. Transplant after last frost into a full sun location, 6 inches apart.
Prefers light, sandy soil. Tolerates dry conditions. Pull up entire plant and dry, when flowering is at its peak.