Sun Ball Craspedia Seeds


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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: 14 – 18 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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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

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