Flowers Craspedia (Drumstick Flower) Sun Ball

Sun Ball

Organic Craspedia Seed

Product ID: 1771G

Long-lasting and unique textural accent flower.

1" globes on long, stiff stems are easy to harvest and use as cut flowers. Grass-like, silvery green foliage. Long vase life as a cut, and retains color as a dried flower. Tolerates heat. Craspedia is also known as drumsticks. Tender perennial in Zones 8-11. Organically grown. Ht. 24-30". Avg. 28,800 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

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Packet

$4.35
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500 Seeds

$8.10
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1,000 Seeds

$13.60
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5,000 Seeds

$56.55
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25,000 Seeds

$247.25
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 14-18 days at 70-75°F (21-24°C).

SOWING:
Transplant (recommended): Sow 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Cover seeds lightly with vermiculite. Transplant into cell packs or larger containers when seedlings have their second set of true leaves. Harden off and transplant outside after last frost. Support may be needed to ensure straight stems.

LIGHT PREFERENCE:
Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:
Average soil with good drainage.

PLANT SPACING:
12".

HARDINESS ZONES:
Tender perennial in Zones 8-11.

HARVEST:
Fresh or dried: When flower heads are fully open and uniformly golden. Hang to dry.

USES:
Excellent cut and dried flower. Beds, borders, and mass plantings.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Craspedia globosa
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
110 - 120 Days
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Tender Perennial
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits. Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.
Ideal for Drying and Crafts Ideal for Drying and Crafts
Variety is excellent for creating dried Flowers.
Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies
Plants, or seeds harvested from plants, that have been grown without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides, strictly adhering to the USDA's National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) organic gardening practices are designated as Organic. For supplies, such as fertilizers and pest and disease controls, the OG symbol identifies products that meet the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP) rules according to a third-party authority such as OMRI, WSDA, and/or a local authority such as MOFGA or NOFA.
Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Ideal for Drying and Crafts