This is one of my favorite plants! Does exceedingly well in my full-sun garden. Likes well-drained soil and is very easy/no fuss. HUGE blooms always amaze friends and guarantee many comments such as "looks like sparklers" or a Christmas tree topper, or Sputnik satellite. Friends thought photo in catalog looked weird, but the actual blooms are fantastic. Finished flowerheads dry well. We spray paint them bright colors and slide the stems over narrow metal rods to insert among my other live plants outside. (Stems are hollow.) People often ask, "Can I have one?" Try them...you'll like them too.
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