Strawflower, “Swiss Giants Blend” Seeds
The strawflower name does not disappoint; these flowers really do appear like colored straw. An everlasting cut flower, the stiff, papery bracts never wilt! Swiss Giants are extra-large, double blooms on long stems in many delightfully bright shades; great for borders and attracting pollinators. Plants thrive in heat and tolerate drought.
100 mg packet contains ~110 seeds.
When to Sow Outside: 2 to 4 weeks after your average last frost date.
When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date.
Days to Emerge: 7–14 days
Seed Depth: Press into surface
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12"
Thinning: When 1" tall, thin to 1 every 12"
Harvesting: For longest vase life, harvest in the morning, choosing flowers that have just begun to show the center.