Paper Flower Double Mixture Xeranthemum Seed

Product ID:4763.114763

Quick Facts

Latin Name

Xeranthemum annuum

Days To Maturity

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.

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80 - 90 Days

Life Cycle

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).

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Annual

Hybrid Status

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.

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Open Pollinated

Product Features

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.
Heirloom Heirloom
Seeds saved over many years and passed down, in original form, from generation to generation.
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Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Ideal for Drying and Crafts Heirloom

Paper Flower Double Mixture Xeranthemum Seed

Product ID:4763.114763

New! Unusual fresh and dried cut flower.

Adorable, 1–1 1/2" papery blooms with silvery-gray foliage and stems add an airy element to bouquets. Suitable for fresh and dried use. Mix of silvery-white and lavender blooms supported by sturdy, yet thin and flexible stems. Plants are well-contained, upright, and densely branched. Also known as annual daisy everlasting, paper flower, or immortelle. Ht. 18–24". Avg. 25,500 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

Quick Facts

Latin Name

Xeranthemum annuum

Days To Maturity

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.

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80 - 90 Days

Life Cycle

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).

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Annual

Hybrid Status

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.

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Open Pollinated

Product Features

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.
Heirloom Heirloom
Seeds saved over many years and passed down, in original form, from generation to generation.
Close

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Ideal for Drying and Crafts Heirloom

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-14 days at 65-75°F (18-24°C)

SOWING: Transplant (recommended) - Sow into 72-cell flats, or preferred seeding container, 5-8 weeks before planting out. Gently press seeds into soil or cover seed lightly as light aids germination. Harden off and transplant outdoors. Direct seed - Sow after danger of frost, 2-6" apart. Keep soil moist until emergence. Thin seedlings to 6-12" apart.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

PLANT HEIGHT: 18-24".

PLANT SPACING: 6-12".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: For fresh cut or dried - Harvest when flowers are fully opened and while color is still fresh and bright. Hang to dry.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Average, well drained soil.

USES: Fresh cut or dried flowers, garden beds.

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Xeranthemum annuum

ALTERNATE NAMES: Immortelle, paper flower, annual daisy everlasting

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