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Helichrysum monstrosum 'Bright Bikini Mixed'

Xerochrysum bracteatum, Strawflower

Annual

 Customer Rating
Sun loving, easily grown, ideal everlasting in 8 bright colours. Dwarf yet prolific and ideal for limited space.

Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (200 helichrysum seeds)

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    • Despatch: by Monday
    • £0.99
Sow late winter to mid spring at 24C (75F) in a good seed compost. Sow seed on surface of compost and gently firm down compost. Do not exclude light, seal- ing in a polythene bag after sowing is helpful. Germination usually takes 7-15 days.

When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant and grow on in cooler conditions. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost 30cm (12in) apart in sun and ordinary well drained soil.

Pick when foliage is quite dry and the flowers are well open, tie in small bunches and hang upside down in a dry, well ventilated place until dry.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above.

Despatch: Within 24 hours applies to orders placed online from Sunday to Thursday. Orders placed online on Friday or Saturday will be despatched on Monday. Please note that for Bank Holiday weekends, orders placed Friday to Sunday will be despatched on Tuesday.

Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

Reviews
  1. Stunning result

    By Carol Bradley 14-07-2015

    I sowed the seeds last autumn in my new greenhouse and they absolutely flourished and were huge. Unfortunately I missed a swarm of aphids that wiped out quite a few trays but not to worry I still had a garden full! They are lovely and I am so pleased to see so many of them around the garden - such a variety of colours and no need to stake them despite their height.

    Ryan
    14-07-2015

    Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. I am glad to hear that you have been happy with your purchase. I hope we can continue to be of service to you in the future.

  2. Everlasting Beauty

    By James Mckinlay 05-11-2014

    This is a plant Ive never had trouble with. Im a young novice gardener and can say this plant is so easy to grow from seed,flowers for months and colours are dazzling. still flowering even in november. Great for beginners.

    Natalie
    05/11/14

    Thank you for your review. I hope we can continue to be of service.

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