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.
Rushlike survivor of the Carboniferous Age in Europe and North America. This is the most common specie...
Native from the Himalayas to eastern Asia. Sturdy, leafy warm-weather plant grows very quickly to 2&nd...
Probably native to the eastern Mediterranean region. The most familiar radishes are short, round,...