Strawflower Silvery Rose
Strawflower 'Silvery Rose'
Double flowered soft blush-pink blooms have a delicate silvery cast and ride atop long, strong stems. A unique, romantic addition to bouquets, these flowers are perfect for wedding work. As a versatile and textural addition to the cutting garden, strawflower can be used both fresh and dried for use in fall bouquets and wreaths. Also known as everlasting flowers, the color and shape of these papery blooms will last indefinitely when dried.
Plant type: annual
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 80-90 days
Plant spacing: 12”
Pinch: not necessary
Approx seeds per packet: 75
How to Grow:
Start seed indoors in trays 6 weeks before last frost. Seed requires light to germinate so do not cover. Bottom water until seedlings emerge. Transplant out after all danger of frost has passed.
Pick when flowers are ½ way open and before they are pollinated. Expect a vase life of 7 days. To dry, remove foliage and hang upside down in warm, dark place until firm.
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