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Bush Strawflower

Bracteantha bracteata
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Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Typically available from winter to spring. Call store for exact availability. 

Perennial with a low, mounding growth habit produces an abundance of flowers ringed with stiff, papery bracts that bloom spring to frost. Great for hanging baskets and cut flower gardens.

Plant with Kangaroo Paw


  • Landscape Size: 3'-4' tall, 3'-4' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • USDA Zone: 9a
  • Growth Habit: Compact, Mounding
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attributes: Deer Resistant, Long Bloom Season, Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Grows easily in well draining, enriched soils. For vigorous blooms feed regularly with an all purpose fertilizer. 



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