Strawflower-Helichrysum Bracteatum

Strawflower (Helichrysum Bracteatum) is a papery flowering plant in the family Asteraceae (sunflower family), native to Australia. The flowers are made up of papery petals, which feel like dried straws. Strawflower retain its color when dried and that's why, it's very popular among dried flower lovers. Common names for strawflower include paper flower, paper daisy and everlasting daisy.

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7 comments:

kanak7 said...

Lovely shots of the strawflowers. Reminds me...I'd like to grow them this winter.

Marcy said...

Thank you birdy for visiting my blog, although my photographs pale in comparison to your stunning works. You might also enjoy my newest blog of hummingbirds http://hummingbird-habitat.blogspot.com/ and my nature blog as well. http://nature-girl-101.blogspot.com/ I know I truly enjoy your blog. Keep up the great work.

birdy said...

Thanks Kanak for your comment. I think some of your beautiful memories are attached with strawflowers. Good luck with your garden plan.

birdy said...

Hi Marcy, your visit and comment is highly appreciated. I will certainly visit your other blogs.

Sharodindu said...

Wow!
flowers made of fire flames!!!

AllArounArt said...

Very beautiful flowers!

birdy said...

Thanks Sharodindu and AllArounArt for your visit and feedback. I love to hear from you.