About- A favorite in old-fashioned gardens, Strawflower is grown for its papery flowers that come in shades of pink, yellow, white, orange and red. They have a long bloom cycle from mid summer to fall. Flowers can be used for fresh cut flowers or dried for everlasting flower arrangements.
When and Where to Plant- Start indoors 4-6 weeks before your last frost or direct sow after danger of frost is over. Do no cover seeds as they need light for germination.
Care and Harvest- Water if the soil starts to feel dry to the touch. Once flowers begin to fade, pinch them off to encourage additional blooms.
Planting Depth- Do not cover
Days to Germination- 12-21
Plant Spacing- 12-15"
Approximate Seeds per Pkt- 1,000