Also known as
Straw flower, Everlasting flower
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Straw daisy Overview
Helichrysum is a large genus containing around 560 species of herbaceous annual, evergreen perennial or shrub species in the Asteraceae family. These plants originate from Africa, with a centre of diversity in South Africa, they are also found in Madagascar, Europe and Australasia. These plants are distinguished by their narrow hairy grey-green leaves and papery everlasting flower heads. In cultivation, many are grown as tender annuals for their foliage or flowers
How to propagate Straw daisy
Special features of Straw daisy
Other uses of Straw daisy
Grown for their flowers, once dried their heads last a long time. Suitable for coastal conditions.
Flowers - Annuals to direct sow in September
There is still time to direct sow these hardy annuals where you want them to flower next spring.