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Xerochrysum bracteatum

Golden Everlasting, Everlasting Daisy, Strawflower
(previously known as Helichrysum bracteata and Bracteantha bracteata)

Species Description

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Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment




Germination usually occurs within 1-3 weeks.
Germinate best in Spring, but slow growing.

Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow


Seed Collection Timeframe

Late November - Early January

Storage and Ripening

1 - 3 month after ripening period.
May retain viability for 2 - 3 years.

Grows from Cuttings