Organic Apricot Peach Straw Flower

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3′ tall | 75 days to flower | Bracteantha bracteata

 

Organic Apricot Peach Straw Flower- Easy to grow and impressively abundant, we adore these jaw-melting flowers ideal both fresh and dry. We tuck strawflowers in vases & wreaths as well as garlic braids; we also dry them as individual heads to add delight to wrapped gifts like confetti, as our dear friend Kira taught us. Harvest just as the flower are about 20% open for bouquets since strawflower opens significantly after cutting. For dry bouquets, hang stems upside down until dry so they remain straight.

Last but not least, strawflower blooming several weeks after fall frost in fall, so she’s one of the final flowers we enjoy along with the bees, undaunted along with calendula, phacelia and feverfew.

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Organic Apricot Peach Straw Flower

3 to 4′ tall | 75 days to flower | Bracteantha bracteata

Organic Apricot Peach Straw Flower- Easy to grow and impressively abundant, we adore these jaw-melting flowers ideal both fresh and dry. We tuck strawflowers in vases & wreaths as well as garlic braids; we also dry them as individual heads to add delight to wrapped gifts like confetti, as our dear friend Kira taught us. Harvest just as the flower are about 20% open for bouquets since strawflower opens significantly after cutting. For dry bouquets, hang stems upside down until dry so they remain straight.

Last but not least, strawflower blooming several weeks after fall frost in fall, so she’s one of the final flowers we enjoy along with the bees, undaunted along with calendula, phacelia and feverfew.

At Fruition, we sow organic strawflower seeds barely covered in soil blocks indoors 4 weeks before final frost to transplant after final frost with one foot between plants.

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Organic Apricot Peach Straw Flower

Transplant Only: Sow indoors ~6 weeks before final frost, 2 seeds per cell barely covered with soil (light is required for germination). Mist to avoid covering seeds with displaced soil. Thin to 1 & transplant after danger of frost, 12” between plants. Harvest increases yield. Cut when 2-3 layers of petals have unfurled for greatest longevity.

Sowing Date: After frost; Late May – early June
Seed Depth: 1/4 inch
Days to Germination: 7-10 days at 70-75 F
Days to Maturity: 75-85
Plant spacing after thinning: 6 inches
Height: 36 inches

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