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Strawflower Everlasting Paper daisy  Pink

Helipterum Roseum (Rhodante)

 

Paper Daisy Rose (Helipterum Roseum Rose) - Grow this lovely Paper Daisy plant from Helipterum seeds and enjoy perfect flowers for cutting and drying. Helipterum is also called Everlasting Daisy because when dried, the flower keeps its lovely color indefinitely. Paper Daisy plants are an annual, so they grow quickly, bloom heavily and die back with the first frost.

 

This Everlasting Daisy flower has a yellow center and is in shades of rose and measures 3/4 inch across. The petals have a paper texture.

 

To dry Paper Daisy flowers, cut when the foliage is dry and the flowers are well open, tie the stems in small bunches and hang in a dry, well-ventilated room until dry. This rose Paper Daisy plant will produce flowers all season if the spent flowers are cut back.

 

Details: 

 

Plant Life Cycle: Annual

Site: Full Sun

Height: 24 "

Plant spacing : 6-10"

Days to germinate: 14-21 days

Sow: Surface, press into the soil, do not cover

Approx seeds per packet :50 

 

How to grow :
 

Paper Daisy seeds can be started indoors 6 weeks before the end of frost season. Press the flower seed into the soil and keep them moist. When the seedlings are large enough to handle, they can be transplanted into larger pots for continued growing. Harden the seedlings for 10 - 14 days, and transplant them outdoors in later spring once frost danger has passed. For areas with long growing seasons, prepare a weed free seedbed loosening the soil and raking it well. Sow the Helipterum seeds directly in the seedbed and press the flower seeds into the soil. Thin to strongest plant every 8 - 10 inches. Helipterum will bloom usually within 12 weeks of sowing the flower seeds.

 

Harvest:

Fresh or dried - Before flowers are fully open. Flowers continue to open after cutting. Hang to dry.

 

Vase Life:

10-21 days

 

 

Strawflower Everlasting Paper daisy Helipterum Roseum Pink

4,95$Price
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