Unique, long-lasting textural accent.
1" globes on long, stiff stems are easy to harvest and use as cut flowers. Grass-like, silvery green foliage. As a cut flower, it has a long vase life and as a dried flower, it retains its color. Tolerates heat. Craspedia is also known as drumsticks. Tender perennial in Zones 8–11. Ht. 24-30".
SOIL REQUIREMENTS:Average soil with good drainage.
HARDINESS ZONES:Tender perennial in Zones 8-11.
HARVEST:Fresh or dried: When flower heads are fully open and uniformly golden. Hang to dry.
USES:Excellent cut and dried flower. Beds, borders, and mass plantings.
Seed info and photo from Johnny's Seeds