Monstrosum Fire Ball Strawflower


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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Helichrysum bracteatum

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. ~1,300 seeds/g.


All flowers are annuals except where noted. All flowers are open-pollinated except where noted.

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