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Bush Botanical Seeds - Wildflowers

A sprinkle of Australian Native flower seeds (aka Bush Botanicals) for your garden or pots. This little envelope will contain whatever seeds we can source for you that are native. A fun little gift for a friend or for yourself ;)

Wildflower of the season -  Paper Daisies 

◎  Common Name: Paper Daisies

◎  Scientific or Latin Name: Xerochrysum bracteatum

◎  Seasonality: All year fresh

◎  Region: Arid

Paper daisy seeds are native to Western Australia, as you drive the long expansive roads of WA you will see masses of them in the countryside in spring.

William Dampier collected the first Australian daisy, a Brachyscome, in 1699 from Shark Bay in Western Australia. Many Australian daisies were introduced into cultivation in Europe before the middle of the 19th century and they were very popular in the colony from the 1860s until the turn of the century.

Xerochrysum bracteatum is believed to be the first cultivated Australian Daisy and the first of our native plants to be hybridised. 

◎ How to grow/Instructions

Paper daisies are best grown with direct sowing in autumn as the soil cools down. Plants will grow slowly through the winter months, developing a strong root system and flower  in spring. Use good quality potting or soil mix (they also love sandy soil). The soil must be free of weeds. The best thing about these flowers is they will last in a vase for so long and dry out beautifully for everlasting bunches.

We blend our teas to order and often run out of the small batches of ingredients you have ordered so sometimes it takes us a little while to dry, roast or grind. We aim to send all orders within ten days of receiving them.

Australia Wide

◎ We send by tracked standard Australia Post

◎ Free delivery over $100 when you enter FreeShip at checkout

◎ Delivery cost is by weight i.e.

◦ $2.20 for light non bulky items like tea or a spice
◦ $12 for a book
◦ Up to $25 for a larger order

◎ Due to our hand blending and keeping products as fresh as possible, items may take 7-10 days to prepare, and then send from the Clare Valley.  There has been delays due to border closures.  We generally send items on Tuesdays. 

International

◎ We ship to NZ and the USA, and accept payments in those currencies. 

◎ We send standard postage with Australia post prices range from $28 AUD - $100 AUD with a maximum of 5 kilos. 

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◎ Due to the new VAT collection changes as a result of Brexit we can no longer offer shipping to the UK.

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