Sun Ball Craspedia Seeds

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#2051
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'Sun Ball' says it all! A florist favorite, 'Sun Ball' 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. Also known as drumstick flower and Billy buttons.
$2.49 30 seeds

Botanical Name: Pycnosorus globosus

Family: Asteraceae

Native: Australia, New Zealand, and neighboring islands

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

Plant Dimensions: 24"–30" tall

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

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer

Attributes: Cut Flower, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant

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.

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"

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Sun Ball Craspedia Seeds Reviews

5 reviews
Such a happy flower!
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We used these in my daughter's wedding. Combined with succulents it made for a really pretty combination.
Wendy Eames

Craspedia seed
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The seed had very poor germination. I planted all 30 seeds and only 6 came up.
Marybeth Gentry
Owner Response: Hello Marybeth, We are sorry you experienced poor germination with the craspedia seeds. All of our seeds are tests regularly by an independent laboratory to ensure that germination exceeds federal standards and our own. Because of the extensive testing, we feel confident guarantying seeds. Our customer service department will be with you shoon. Thank you for making us aware of your experience.

Germination Issues
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I started all of the seeds indoors in starter pods, but only 4 germinated. One of these failed, 3 are still up and growing, though one very slowly.
Joseph Rionero
Owner Response: Thank you for making us aware of the issue. Our customer service team will be contacting you soon.

Didn't have much luck
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I didn't have much luck with the seeds, which was a bummer as I so looking forward to them! Planted them indoors and outdoors and they didn't pop up :(
Nicole Vinci
Owner Response: Vicki, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are sorry you didn't experience good germination of the 'Sun Ball' craspedia seeds. Our seeds are tested regularly by an independent laboratory to ensure we exceded both industry and our own germination standards. Due to our stringent testing, we are proud to guarantee our seeds, a customer service specialist will be contacting you soon. Thank you again for your feedback.

Sun Ball Craspedia
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We were disappointed with our two packets of seeds. We are fairly experienced gardeners. Of all the little seeds, only one germinated and that one eventually died. We started them indoors and watched them carefully...don't know what more we could have done. From the photos on the front of the packet, they looked like so much fun.
mary benjamin
Owner Response: Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are sorry you experienced poor germination with this cultivar. Our seeds are tested by a third-party laboratory to ensure germination levels exceed both industry standards and our own. Because of stringent testing, we gladly guarantee our seeds and will be in touch with you shortly.

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