Written by Maggie
Nov 24 2021
Billy buttons, scientific name Craspedia globosa, belong to Chrysopterus of Compositae. Billy buttons flower is a herb, native to Australia, often annual, narrow lanceolate, waxy, grayish-green, rosette base, flower stem erect, few branching, terminal golden globular flowers, many tubules in a cyme, drum shaped or golden globose. Excellent fresh cut flowers and dried flowers, vase life is long, as a flower, it is common in the bride holding flowers, headdress, bridegroom's corsage, table flowers, bouquets, cakes, table decoration and so on.
|Botanical/Scientific Name||Craspedia Globosa|
|Common Name||Billy buttons, Drumsticks|
|When to Grow/Bloom/Harvest||Plant in the Spring or summer/Flowering from spring to summer|
|Uses||Feature plant, Border plant|
|Light Care||At least 6 hours of direct sunlight|
|Soil Care||Well drained soil|
|Temperature Care||70 - 75F|
|Humidity Care||Moist moderate|
|Watering||Water only when you find top one-inch layer dry|
|Pruning Care||Pruning Shears or Flower snips|
|Fertilizer Care||Fertilize it once at the beginning of the growing season|
|Propagation||Seed or cuttings|
|Toxic||Poisonous to sheep|
|Flower Color||Vibrant yellow|
Billy buttons (Craspedia globosa) are perennial, narrow leaves lanceolate, waxy, gray - white pilose, leaves gray - green, rosette basal, fascicular plants; The flower stem of Billy buttons is erect and less branched, with bright yellow globular flowers at the end, and is composed of many tubular flowers in cymes, drumsticks or golden globes, 50 -- 60cm high. Base rosette, caespitose. Leaves of Billy buttons (Craspedia globosa) are narrowly lanceolate, waxy, covered with gray-white pilose. The flower is golden yellow, by the innumerable tube-like flower composition spherical.
Billy buttons (Craspedia globosa) are light loving, suitable for warm, cool environments and rich humus soil. Sow and reproduce. Billy buttons (Craspedia globosa) can be planted in flower beds, flower belts, flower borders or both sides of Garden road. It is an excellent flower material for natural dried flowers.
Billy buttons flowers are native to Australia.
Billy buttons are mainly propagated by sowing.
Billy buttons flower period is in summer, late summer; It can flower all year round under small environment protection.
Forever Happiness. Billy buttons flower are naturally a fine material for dried flowers. The flowers are round, small, lovely, and durable. Billy buttons will not wither and fade, and they will shine forever. Billy buttons flower, which means "everlasting happiness," is often used in wedding bouquets. At the same time, Billy buttons color is like gold and its shape is perfect, so it gets the name gold ball. Therefore, Billy buttons have the implication of perfect wealth and honor. Billy buttons are especially suitable for visiting relatives and friends to present or decorate the house.
Billy buttons flower can be planted in flower beds, flower belts, flower borders or both sides of a garden road. Billy buttons flowers are an excellent flower material for natural dried flowers. Excellent fresh cut flowers and natural dry flowers, vase life is long, as a flower, it is common in the bride's bouquet, headdress, bridegroom's corsage, table flower, bouquet, cake, table flower decoration, etc., can be one or two years of flowers or perennial flowers.