Dried craspedia flower
- Scientific name : Craspedia globosa
- Family : Asteraceae
- Propagation method : By sowing fresh seeds in summer
- Native : Australia and New Zealand
- Growth and flowering period : 110 to 120 days
- Crossdia flower growing season : summer season
Dried craspedia flower : Craspedia is a perennial plant whose flowers are yellow and golden in the shape of a sphere with a diameter of 3 cm. This flower is suitable for drying and its color does not change after drying.
Its height is 40 to 90 cm. This flower is known in Iran as the golden ball or the solar ball. This plant is native to Australia and New Zealand and grows in a variety of habitats from sea level to the Southern Alps ( a mountain range along the southern island of New Zealand ).
The leaves of this plant are thin and have a light green belt covered with white hairs. Its flowers are yellow and golden in the shape of a sphere with a diameter of 3 cm, which appear in spring and summer at the end of hairy and hairy stems to a height of 50 to 90 cm and are used as fresh or dry cut branches.
Craspedia flower is suitable for drying and its color does not change after drying. This variety is very tolerant of drought and heat and is organic.
Craspedia flower is one of Iran’s export goods and has provided a great opportunity for Iranian traders to bring a lot of currency to the country by exporting dried craspedia flower.
Both types of craspedia flower products can be exported either as fresh cut branches or as dried flowers because each has its own customer.
Dried craspedia flower exports provide a great opportunity for wholesalers and exporters of dried flowers to make significant profits.
How to keep craspedia flowers
Craspedia flowers need a sunny spot to grow better. Remember that indirect light must hit this plant. Direct light burns the plant. You can place this flower on the terrace or behind the window and in front of the light filter.
This plant is drought resistant but it is better to water and moisturize regularly. Try not to over-irrigate as it will rot. Low irrigation also causes the plant to wither. If the craspedia flower is slowly withering, water it. In general, this plant is drought tolerant.
This flower is resistant to heat and drought and you can keep it in heat. But be careful not to overheat. Also, do not place craspedia flowers next to heating and cooling appliances. Too much cold is not good for this plant and causes the death of flowers. The minimum temperature that this plant can withstand is -15 degrees Celsius.
Soils are always very effective for plant growth. Use light, well-drained soils. Drainage allows your flower to drain excess water from the pot. Enrich your soil with humus so that your plants can grow significantly. Of course, one of the positive features of humus is its tolerance to heavy soils.
There is no need to change the pot early in the planting, but it is better to check the pot every once in a while and if it is too small for the plant, change it.
Pots can usually last for up to two years, but they will shrink. For fast-growing plants, the pot should be changed every year.
Propagation of craspedia flowers
Craspedia flowers can be propagated by fresh seeds. Sow the seeds of craspedia flower in summer. The seeds of this plant begin to germinate very quickly. To start germinating sooner, place them in full sun. Also put a plastic wrap on their bed and spray them with moisturizer from time to time.
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