Craspedia (Drumstick Flower) - Key Growing Information

Craspedia, with its wooly, lemony bright, globe-shaped flowers, will bloom all summer in any warm, sunny spot.

DAYS TO GERMINATION:

14-18 days at 70-75°F (21-24°C)

SOWING:

Transplant (recommended) - Sow 6-8 weeks before planting out. Cover seeds lightly.

LIGHT PREFERENCE:

Sun.

PLANT HEIGHT:

24-30". Support may be needed to ensure straight stems.

PLANT SPACING:

12".

HARDINESS ZONES:

Zones 8-11.

HARVEST:

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

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:

Average soil with good drainage.

USES:

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

SCIENTIFIC NAME:

Craspedia globosa