Helichrysum (Helichrysum Bracteatum Purple-Red) - Strawflower is a terrific annual! It easily establishes from Helichrysum seeds, and produces lovely flowers from late spring until fall frosts. As an added bonus, the flowers can be cut and dried and made into dried floral arrangements. The flowers hold their color very well after drying giving the additional name for this flower of Everlasting Daisy.
Helichrysum (Helichrysum Bracteatum Rose) - Easy and fast growing from Helichrysum seed, Strawflower, is a hardy perennial native to Australia. In most areas of the United States, however, it is grown as a summer annual. The 36 - 40 inch tall plants have 5 inch long lance-shaped leaves and double blooms often over 2 1/2 inches across.
Helichrysum (Helichrysum Bracteatum Scarlet) - Start scarlet Strawflower seed and produce these beautiful 2 inch wide daisy-like blooms. They also come in shades of bronze, cream, pink, purple, white and yellow. The flowers bloom on top of stems that reach 36 to 40 inches in height. For a beautiful scene in the flower garden, use the thin, grayish-green-colored lance-shaped leaves of the Strawflowers to provide a contrasting frame for low-growing flowering annuals.
Helichrysum (Helichrysum Bracteatum White) - Strawflower plants are easy to establish from flower seed, and they are a valuable addition to the flower garden, giving a wonderful show of color. Helichrysum Bracteatum care includes deadheading to keep the blooms looking their best. They will bloom from late spring right up to frost.
Helichrysum (Helichrysum Bracteatum Yellow) - Popular for fresh bouquets and dried floral arrangements, Strawflower is an excellent addition to containers or sunny borders. It establishes readily from Helichrysum seeds, and from late spring to fall, Strawflower produces many double blooms in a broad range of colors.