PlantsXerochrysum→Strawflower (Xerochrysum bracteatum 'Monster Fireball')

Trade name information:
Series: Monster
Cultivar name: 'Monster Fireball'
Botanical names:
Xerochrysum bracteatum Accepted
Helichrysum bracteatum Synonym

Also sold as:
‘Monster Fireball Red’

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 4 feet
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Suitable as Annual
Resistances: Drought tolerant

Painted Lady Butterfly perched atop the Strawflower

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HamiltonSquare On April 4, 2018 Obtained plant
$6.95 from Annie's Annuals and Perennials. Sold as 'Monster Fireball Red'
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