Drumstick Flower Craspedia Seeds


5 out of 5 stars
(2 reviews)
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'A florist favorite, craspedia adds intrigue to the garden with clusters of sunny orbs and is dazzling in cut or dried arrangements. The blooms may look delicate, but the plants are tough, tolerating drought, heat, and heavy, poor soil. This pollinator-attracting flower is commonly known in its native countries of New Zealand and Australia as Billy buttons. Perennial in USDA zones 8–11 and warmer, often grown as an annual. In perennial areas, good drainage is required in winter.

$2.29 80 mg (~110 seeds)

Botanical Name: Pycnosorus globosus

Family: Asteraceae

Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 8–11, usually grown as an annual

Plant Dimensions: 24"–30" tall, and 12"–18" wide

Variety Information: 1" globes made up of over 100 tiny, mustard-yellow flowers on long stems

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer

Attributes: Cut Flower

When to Sow Outside: 2 to 4 weeks after your average last frost date, when soil has warmed.

When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date. Ideal temperature for germination is 65°–85°F.

Days to Emerge: 15–30 Days

Seed Depth: ⅛"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12"

Thinning: When 3" tall, thin to 1 every 12"

Harvesting: For longest vase life, or for drying, harvest in the morning, choosing flowers that are fully colored. Change vase water frequently.

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Drumstick Flower Craspedia Seeds Reviews

2 reviews

Very nice

5 out of 5 stars Apr 30, 2021
Very rich yellow ball flower. It sprout quick .I sow them in late November at my zone 10B gardens and it bloom beautifuly in early April . It should be a perennial for me . Highly recommend.
Polly from CA

Cut and beautiful

5 out of 5 stars May 1, 2021
The seed sprouts very quickly . I sow in tray late November (my zone 10 A). Transplant in Feb . It bloom with many cute mustard color balls . I got like 10 plus plant from one package . They like full sun . The silvery color leave are nice contrast to the color of the flower. Highly recommended.
Polly from CA

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