Flannel Flower WILDFLOWER
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Botanical Name: Actinotus helianthi
This iconic plant from the Sydney area is a compact shrub growing up to 50cm (18") high. It produces prolific numbers of attractive daisy-shaped flowerheads measuring 5-8 cm (2-3") in diameter. The stem, branches andleaves of the plant are pale grey in colour and covered in downy hair - rather like a flannel in texture.
Plant Height: 50cm
We hope you enjoy these Wildflower seeds, just another great example of seeds from Mr Fothergill’s!
How To Grow
Sow in warm areas at any time. In colder climates wait until the danger of frost is over. Fill small pots or seed trays with a moist quality seed raising mix. Sow seeds thinly on the surface. Cover lightly and firm down gently. It is beneficial to add Mr Fothergill's Wildflower Seed Starter granules to soil surface. Water, and then keep evenly moist. Cover the pots or seed trays with clear polythene to preserve moisture and warmth. Remove when germination starts. Place in a warm shaded position to germinate fully. Transplant when plants about 10cm (4") high, spacing plants 20cm (8") apart. Grow in full sun or part shade in any well-drained soil. Water in well and then regularly until established. Seedlings emerge 3-5 weeks, longer if cool.
When To Plant
Spring and Autumn.
Our Seed Guarantee
If you are not completely satisfied with these seeds Mr. Fothergill's will gladly replace them for free. Performance subject to growing conditions.