Key differences between two species of Gomphrena grown for use as cut and dried flowers, with tips on plant habit, color palette, and harvesting.
Here's what to look for when you're harvesting strawflowers for use as dried flower material, from Joy Longfellow, Trial Tech at Johnny's Selected Seeds.
Flower Product Manager Hillary Alger demonstrates how to tell when your savannah grass is ready for harvesting for fresh or dried use in cut-flower arrangements.
Join Flower Trial Tech Joy Longfellow for a tutorial on drying flowers, including tips and recommendations for a few of her favorites, from tried-and-true workhorse crops and varieties for drying to flower crops with novel colors, textures, and forms.
Here are some key attributes of Carthamus as a cut-flower, including cultural notes, when best to harvest, structural and design features.