Flowers Strawflower

Vintage White
Organic Strawflower Seed

Product ID: 3330G

Now available organic! Profuse bloomers for fresh or dried arrangements.

Tall, well-branched plants produce pure white, double flowers 2–2 1/2" across. Also known as bracted strawflower. USDA Certified Organic. Ht. 36–40". Avg. 54,500 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.
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Packet

$4.50
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1,000 Seeds

$6.25
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5,000 Seeds

$16.45
Estimated Availability Apr 01, 2023
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DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-10 days at 70-75°F (21-24°C)

SOWING: Transplant (recommended) - Sow into 72-cell flats or preferred seedling container, 4-6 weeks before last frost. Do not cover seed as light is required for germination. Harden off and transplant out after danger of frost has passed. Bottom water or mist to avoid covering seeds. Direct seed - After last frost, only where summers are long. Once established, prefers well-drained soils and temps of 70-75°F (21-24°C). Plants may need support.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

PLANT HEIGHT: 36-40". May require some support.

PLANT SPACING: 10-12".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

STEM LENGTH: 12-20".

VASE LIFE: 7-10 days.

STORAGE TEMPERATURE: 70-75°F (21-24°C).

HARVEST: Keep blooms harvested or deadheaded for optimal yields. Fresh or dried: Cut when 2-3 layers of petals have unfolded but before flowers fully open to reveal center. Note: Blooms that are very open, past optimal maturity will close in the dark of night and on dark, overcast days. These blooms can appear as if they are at the at a good stage for cutting, though they are overmature. To avoid these misleading blooms, harvest on bright mornings or let your harvested blooms set in light for a few hours. Overmature blooms should open back up for identification and discard. Avoiding overmature blooms is especially important if being used for drying as blooms continue to open during the drying process. When dried, overmature blooms will shatter (fall apart) and appear discolored.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Average soil with good drainage.

USES: Excellent dried flower. Borders and back of beds.

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Bracteantha bracteata

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Quick Facts

Latin Name

Bracteantha bracteata

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

75 - 85 Days

Life Cycle

Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).

Annual

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
Variety good for fresh cut-flower 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.

Supplies 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