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100 "Lemon Meringue" Creamy Yellow Strawflower Seeds

100 "Lemon Meringue" Creamy Yellow Strawflower Seeds

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Up for sale is one pack of 100 100 "Lemon Meringue" Creamy Yellow Strawflower flower seeds. Very easy to sow and create tall 30" stems with flower heads that vary in color from cream to a hint of yellow.

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Soil temperature: 70 degrees
Germination lighting: Light
Germination days: 12-20 days
Depth: 1/8"
Plant spread: 12"
Plant height: 30''
Plant type: Annual
Maturation days: 50 days

For zones 1-12 Strawflower is very easy to sow. It's best to direct sow these in late spring after your last frost. Strawflower prefers warmer soil temperatures so make sure your daytime soil temperatures reach the mid 70's. We generally sow these when we sow our zinnia seeds. Sow on the surface and very lightly dust with peat as they need light to germinate.

You can also start these in pots 6 weeks before you first frost in the spring. Like direct sowing place them on the surface and lightly cover with vermiculite or sand. Be advised they require warmth to germinate and if starting in winter wet soil will be colder than the inside temperature of your home. We use a germination heating mat placed on top of our seed tray, at night when your seeds are not under lights, when germinating these warm weather seeds in winter. Once the seeds start to germinate you can stop using the heating mat and after your last frost transplant them into your garden.

Strawflower dislike soggy roots and can tolerate high heat and drought like conditions. In the garden find a high spot or sow into a garden bed with at least a 6" raised bed. While technically a perennial you should treat them as an annual. Though they rarely come back they do self seed very easily.