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botanical name:
Xerochrysum bracteatum 'Coco'
Xerochrysum bracteatum 'Coco' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Strawflower
synonyms:  Bracteantha bracteata 'Coco', Helichrysum 'Coco'
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.65m
width: 0.75m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: cream
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 8 to 11
description:
Striking, long lasting flowers with cream bracts surrounding a golden orange-yellow disc. Broadly lance-shaped greyish green leaves.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained soil in sun or light part shade. Performs best in areas with hot summers.

usage:
Flowers may be dried.

other notes:
Named after Coco Chanel
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