Craspedia Globosa Seeds
USDA Zones: 3 - 10
Height: 24 inches
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Well-drained soil, pH 5.8 - 6.5
Deer Resistant: Yes
House Plant: No
Latin Name: Craspedia Globosa
Temperature: 70 - 75F
Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: Cover seed lightly with peat moss or sand
Sowing Rate: 3 - 4 seeds per plant
Moisture: Keep soil slightly moist but not wet
Plant Spacing: 12 inches
Care & Maintenance: Craspedia
Billy Buttons (Craspedia Globosa Billy Button) - For gardeners who are looking for rare and new flower varieties to add to their summer display, look no further than Craspedia seeds. Craspedia globosa flower seeds produce a very unique blooming plant that is a perennial wildflower native to New Zealand, Australia and Tasmania.
Tough flower heads
Billy Buttons is a very popular flower for cutting and drying. The flower heads are tough and durable making an exceptional dried flower in dried arrangements.
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How to grow
How To Grow Craspedia globosa From Seed: Sow Craspedia Globosa Drumstick seeds indoors 4 - 6 weeks before the last frost is expected. Sow the flower seeds on the surface and lightly cover with peat moss or sand. The flower seeds need light for germination. Transplant the Craspedia seedlings when there are at least 2 sets of true leaves. They prefer full sun and gritty, well-drained soil. Craspedia Globosa plants are tolerant of poor soil and drought.
Craspedia flower seed can also be sown directly outdoors after all danger of frost has passed. Prepare a seed bed with loosed soil and weed free, sow the Billy Button seeds directly on the surface and lightly sprinkle peat moss or sand on top. Keep the flower seeds moist until germination.
- Sowing Rate: 3 - 4 seeds per plant
- Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days
- Keep moist until germination
- Attracts bees and butterflies
- Depth: Cover lightly with peat moss or sand
The brilliant yellow hue of these 1 inch globes make them a striking addition to the flower garden. Commonly known as Billy Button or Drumstick, Craspedia is considered a half-hardy annual here in the United States and it generally blooms all summer long.
- Height: 24 inches
- USDA Zones: 3 - 10
- Season: Annual
- Deer Resistant: Yes
- Drought Tolerant: Yes