This large Australian genus contains primarily annuals but also includes some perennials. All have daisy-like flower heads with papery rays that retain their color and form when dried. Plants are useful for winter arrangements and for garden color.Helipterum roseum
Top-notch flower for cutting and drying. Grows to 2 ft. tall, with scanty, narrow leaves and 1–2-in. pink or white daisy flowers. These need full sun in warm soil; after danger of frost is past, sow seeds where plants are to grow. Thin to 6–12 in. apart.
These remain mild even after they ripen and change color. The group includes the big stuffing and sala...
This annual grows to 20 ft., with 2 1/2–4-in.-long leaves finely divided into slender threads. S...
This form of celery is grown for its large, rounded, edible roots rather than for leafstalks; this is ...