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Billy Buttons or Drumsticks
Characteristics: Herbaceous perennial 50-100 cm
Seeds per packet: Approx 25
An hardy perennial with tall straight stems and golden yellow globe shaped flowers which occurs continuously during spring and summer.
Excellent dried flower that adds colour to any cut flower arrangement.
Tolerates frost and coastal conditions.
Endemic to News South Wales, Queensland and South Australia.
Prefers an moist well-drained soil in a sunny position .
Tropical: Early Spring to Late Autumn.
Temperate: Spring and Autumn.
Cool climate: Mid-Spring to Autumn.
Sow: 3 mm deep
Scatter direct or sow in trays and cover lightly with fine soil or seed raising mix. If sowing in trays transplant when large enough to handle.
Plant in a well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Plant space: Scatter
Germination: 14-21 days
Flowering: 10-12 weeks