Strawflower (Xerochrysum bracteatum)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Xerochrysum bracteatum Accepted
Helichrysum macranthum Synonym
Helichrysum bracteatum Synonym
Bracteantha bracteata Synonym
Helichrysum monstruosum Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 4 feet
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Flowers: Showy
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower

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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2014-07-20
By Joy
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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, AustraliaDate: 2016-08-31
By Gleni
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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, AustraliaDate: 2014-02-21Myriads of colours, single and double, self seed in the garden
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Location: Parkes, N.S.W., AustraliaDate: 2014-09-22
By carolem
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2014-08-05Photo taken at night with a flash.
By Joy
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Location: Kings Park, Perth, Western AustraliaDate: 2004-10-04
By tinpins
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Date: 2013-06-29
By Paul2032
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Date: 2011-06-26Courtesy Outsidepride
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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, AustraliaDate: 2012-10-21Yard self seeds with different colours crossing cultivars, double
By Gleni
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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, AustraliaDate: 2014-02-21
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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, Australia.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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strawflowers by cillay Oct 20, 2017 8:23 AM 0
Flower ID by keithp2012 Nov 5, 2019 8:11 PM 2
what kind of flower ? by MRTIM22 Aug 28, 2019 7:44 AM 6
Xerochrysum (formerly Helichrysum) plants, the flowers that are glued onto cacti by purpleinopp Sep 21, 2018 4:23 PM 13
bracteantha by cillay Oct 19, 2017 2:36 PM 2
Saving Seeds Summer/Fall 2015 by CarolineScott Oct 20, 2015 10:40 AM 58

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