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.
This annual grows to 6–9 ft. tall, usually with blue, purple, or white flowers 1 1/2–2 1/2...
This is actually a form of beet grown for leaves and stalks instead of roots. It is one of the easiest...
Heavy bloomer with bright orange petals tipped in yellow grows to about 1 1/2 ft. high.