strawflower

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Related to strawflowers: ageratum, Helichrysum bracteatum
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Synonyms for strawflower

plant of southern and southeastern United States grown for its yellow flowers that can be dried

any of various plants of the genus Helipterum

Australian plant naturalized in Spain having flowers of lemon yellow to deep gold

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String fresh or dried strawflowers with needle and thread.
If you like dried flowers then consider strawflowers or Helichrysum, the seed heads of the stinking iris or the seed heads of alliums.
Which sort of flowers you select is up to you, but as a guide those most often chosen by florists are sunflowers, marigolds, geraniums, larkspur, gladioli, irises, strawflowers, nigella and gypsophila.
Rear: Sunflowers grow in the back, with strawflowers at far ends.
Daisies, strawflowers, goldenrod, yarrow, petunias, cosmos, zinnias, nasturtiums, marigolds, and sunflowers also draw beneficials.
So unashamedly copy the experts and restrict yourself largely to thistles, sunflowers, poppies, lavender, geraniums, nigella, gypsophila, larkspur, lilies, marigolds, strawflowers and roses.
Statice, strawflowers, and other blooms make attractive finishing touches.
If you have access to other drying materials such as wheat, statice, strawflowers, etc., these can be added to the wreath as well.
Again, sunflowers, poppies and marigolds are among the most suitable, along with gypsophila, geraniums, thistles and strawflowers.