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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Helichrysum retortum is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - sub-shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
WHITE, MAROON tipped, spring - summer
(sow in autumn)
SILVERY, attractive, coastal
|Helichrysum retortum sales history
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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|Our stock changes almost every day, with seeds arriving and being shipped all over the world.|
We only stock long lived seeds, except for a few species that are always in demand.
Seeds that are not in stock are acquired fresh when ordered.
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|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Helichrysum retortum seeds will usually germinate in 7-10 days.