Paper Daisy

Scientific Name: 
Xerochrysum bracteatum
Family Name: 
Asteraceae
Place of Origin: 
Australia
Plant Description: 
Depending on the variety, can be a small flowering plant through to a small shrub. It can be an annual or a perennial. Gorgeous papery feeling bright flowers.
Plant Height: 
0.2-1m
Plant Width: 
0.2-0.5m
Plant Use: 
Bee Fodder
Craft/Construction/Fibre
Harvest Period: 
Spring
Of Interest: 
Stunning bright flowers that feel very papery. Can be used in long-lasting dried flower arrangements. Provides food for butterflies, hoverflies and native bees...and smiles for humans thanks to their bright colours.
Plant Type: 
Shrub
Flower
Climate: 
Arid
Temperate
Cool Temperate
Warm Temperate
Sub-Tropical

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