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Straw daisy

Helichrysum 'Gold'

Also known as

Straw flower, Everlasting flower

Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

45cm

Max

60cm

30cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    Straw daisy Overview

    There are around 500 species of annuals, perennials and shrubs. When dried, the flower heads last a long time. Fully hardy to frost tender, min 5C. They need sun and well drained soil.

    How to propagate Straw daisy

    Cuttings

    Heel or semi-ripe cuttings in summer the shrubs and sub-shrubs or semi-ripe cuttings in summer; perennials by division or seed in spring, annuals by seed in spring.

    Division

    Seed

    Other uses of Straw daisy

    Grown for their flowers, once dried their heads last a long time. Suitable for coastal conditions.