Grow-A-Long Strawflowers

How to sow and grow Helichrysum bracteatum (Syn.Bracteantha bracteate, Xerochrysum bracteatum).

Flowers will bloom until the frosts taking the place of earlier flowering hardy annual plants. Flowers can be used both fresh or dried for everlasting flowers.

Strawflowers, pinching update and planting out out! (24 June 2023)

A few weeks ago we ‘Pinched Out’ our Strawflowers, now we can have a catch up to see how they are getting on and plant them out into the garden.

The weather is unusually hot at the moment so I am going to add a bit of Horticultural Fleece to act as shade cloth to reduce plant stress and help them get quickly established.

If you are particularly looking for the For the ‘pinching information’ fast forward to minute 5!