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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A: 0.2g for $2.10  
B: 1g for $4.25  
C: 5g for $7.00  
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Strawflower

Annual. Formerly Helichrysum. The freeblooming strawflower is good for border color and excellent for drying. Staffer Emily Skrobis is not much of a flower person, but she’s got room in her food-focused heart for strawflower: “I love how stiff and lasting they are – I don’t have to worry about crushing them or keeping them pristine. They’re so easy to dry. Just pick and forget and keep them in bowls around your house to admire in the cold months.”

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.