Xerochrysum bracteatum 'Flobrafla'

Strawflower

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Description

Yellow-and-red bicolor everlasting flowers cover this mounded nonhardy perennial from Australia by season's end. The papery colorful bracts are often mistaken for petals. Plant this perennial in full sun and in average to dry soil. The flower heads are often harvested and used in dried floral arrangements.

Soil
Moderate
Plant Shape
Mounded
Exposure
Full Sun
Bloom Time
March - April, May - June, July - August, September - October
Bloom Color
Red, Orange, Yellow
Landscape Use
Bedding or Border
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type
Perennial
Hardiness Zone
8 - 10