Xerochrysum bracteatum

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Name and publication()

Xerochrysum bracteatum (Vent.) Tzvelev, Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 27: 151 (1990).


Strawflowers are infrequently encountered in potpourri in shades of either beige or golden yellow. Flowers vary from 1-5 cm in diameter, often fully open with reflexed ray florets and fibrous disk.

Nativity and distribution()

Xerochyrsum bracteatum is native to Australia but cultivated worldwide.


Asteraceae (alt. Compositae)


Xeranthemum bracteatum Vent.

Bracteantha breacteata (Vent.) Anderb. & Haegfi

Helichrysum bracteatum (Vent.) Andrews