Art Pack. 250 seeds. Xerochrysum bracteatum
|Days to Germination||7 to 10|
|Days to Maturity||85|
|Planting Depth||½ inch|
|Spacing in Row||8 to 10 inches|
|Spacing Between Rows||36 inches|
|Height at Maturity||24 to 36 inches|
|Width at Maturity||8 to 10 inches|
Direct sow after last frost, or sow indoors 3 to 4 weeks before last frost and then transplant after last frost. Plants enjoy full sun and tolerate poor, dry soil. Plants can reach heights of 3 feet. Cut often to promote bud formation. Dry flowers by cutting stems and hanging them upside down in small clusters.
Artwork by Natalie Wargin. Natalie is a graphic designer and a recent transplant from Chicago to the Hudson Valley where the landscape, birds, and animals of her new surroundings can be seen in current work.Through combining landscape painting with still life flowers, she makes this art form, and the plants she represents, feel fresh and contemporary.