Monstrosum Fire Ball Strawflower

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Monstrosum Fire Ball Strawflower

Xerochrysum bracteatum
Bright red. The freeblooming strawflower is good for border color and excellent for drying. Monstrosum varieties grow 30–40" tall, have 2–2½" fully double flowers. Annual.


5483 Monstrosum Fire Ball
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Strawflower

Annual. Formerly Helichrysum. The freeblooming strawflower is good for border color and excellent for drying.

Culture: Grow in full sun. Gather blossoms before fully opened. Likes warm weather but will bloom into fall. Germinate at 70–75°; grow on at 65–70° days and 60° nights. Do not overwater. Transplant in 6 weeks at 12" spacing. ~1,080 seeds/g.

Flowers

All flowers are open-pollinated except where noted.

Days in parentheses after a variety indicate days to first bloom.

Germination Testing

For the latest results of our germination tests, please see the germination page.