Bracteantha bracteatum 'Mohave Orange'

Strawflower


Photo courtesy of Ball Horticulture

  • Large, multi-layered papery feeling petals with gold centers
  • Long lasting flowers
  • Compact, mounding habit
  • Great cut/dried flower
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Hanging Basket
Hanging Basket
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow plant.  Plant in full sun in very well drained soil. Fertilize every 1-2 weeks.  Do not overwater.


Height: 14-16 in
Spacing: 14-16 in
Price Level 1: $4.49 ea.~4 ½” pot
Bloom Color: Orange
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Low Maintenance
  • Border or Bed
  • Dried Flower/ Foliage
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Hanging Basket
  • Mass Planting
  • Container
  • Drought Tolerant

Critter Resistance:

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant
  • Squirrel Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Mounding
  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil
  • Average Water