Craspedia 'Billy Buttons'
Billy Buttons seeds, also called Craspedia - Tall yellow balls on sticks, perfect for using fresh or dried.
Approx 25 seeds
Delightfully quirky plant with long narrow silvery leaves and yellow balls on the end. Super versatile looks awesome planted en masse in the garden, in flower arrangements and if that isn’t enough – perfect for drying.
How to make these beauties grow
Sow: Indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Transplant after danger of frost has passed.
How: surface sow and lightly cover.
Where: full sun
Days to Maturity: 110-120 days
Pick: When the balls are fully formed (all yellow) but before they set seed.
Perennial - if protected from frost
Notes From The Garden
Might need staking if you want super straight stems – personally I love the little natural kinks and curves of nature. Very drought tolerant once estalished (Australian Native).
Image: Barrhill Blooms