Billy Buttons Gift of Seeds - Sow 'n Sow

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Brighten someone's life with bubbly, bouncy Billy Buttons, an easily grown Australian native flower ball that looks great in the garden and will continue to please as a dried flower. Also featured in our Christmas series, but too beautiful not to enjoy all year round.

Beat the rhythm of life with nature's own golden drumstick. Also commonly known as 'Drumsticks' and previously named Craspedia, Billy Buttons have lovely silver grey foliage with bright yellow ball shaped flower heads on the end of long stems.

They are a perennial wildflower native to both Australia and New Zealand and are extremely popular in floristry and event styling. They also make a great dried flower!

Billy Buttons are happy growing in a sunny, well-drained position. You can sow them directly where they are to grow after all danger of frost has passed, or start them in seed raising trays then transplant the seedlings when they have 2 sets of leaves.

To sow, scatter seeds in a sunny position and cover with a thin layer of soil as they need some light for germination. Ensure that the soil stays moist. Germination may take up to 2 weeks.

Featuring the beautiful illustrations by Daniella Germain, this is the perfect gift for any occasion.

  • Made in Australia
  • 100% recycled paper
  • Includes an illustrative recycled card plant label to mark where your seeds are planted
  • Comes with a recycled kraft envelope for mailing

Variety: Pycnosorus globosus. Billy Buttons are also known as drumsticks or Craspedia.

The Seeds

Our seeds are non-hybrid, open pollinated, non-GMO varieties sourced from reputable suppliers both within Australia and abroad.

Seeds should be stored in a cool, dry place for best long term viability.

We recommend a shelf life of approximately 2 years for our Gifts of Seeds to ensure good germination rates.

About the Company

Sow 'n Sow combines a love of gardening with a flair for design to produce products which delight green thumbs and novice gardeners alike.

Our Gifts of Seeds are designer, eco-friendly gifts which cleverly combine a greeting card with a packet of seeds to form a gift that grows.

We create hand crafted Flower Presses which allow flowers, blossoms and fauna to be preserved and become works of art.

And our large, recycled kraft Gift Tags feature bright botanical illustrations.

Sow 'n Sow's products are designed and made in Australia using environmentally-friendly materials including 100% post consumer waste recycled paper.

Sow 'n Sow was created in 2010 by Michelle Brady, who in seeking a more creative & flexible career, combined her love for plants and gardens with the dream of running her own business.

Michelle works closely with the designer and illustrator Daniella Germain. Products are assembled and shipped all over Australia by the team at the Sow 'n Sow studio in Maleny, Queensland.

Sow 'n Sow and the Environment

Sow 'n Sow's Gifts of Seeds & Gift Tags are printed in Australia on 100% post consumer waste recycled card using soy based ink. The card itself is also produced in Australia, is compostable and recyclable.

The plant labels included with each Gift of Seeds are produced in Australia and these are recyclable.

We package our seeds in Australian made recycled paper envelopes, within our beautiful packaging. Our Gifts of Seeds are supplied with a brown kraft envelope for mailing. These are also produced in Australia on 100% recycled paper.

Our Flower Presses are hand crafted in Australia then assembled with care in our Sunshine Coast studio.

Our Pop Up Pots are made of 100% recycled, non toxic, certified carbon neutral polypropylene. The material and the production itself is 100% made in Australia. The packaging is also produced entirely in Australia on 100% recycled sheet.

We believe in the gifting of products which don't end up in landfill. Our Gifts of Seeds have a purpose, which is to grow into a beautiful flower or herb to be enjoyed for many months after the initial gifting. Watching a seed germinate and slowly grow into a beautiful plant is a wonder and a joy.

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Weight 0.014000
GTIN 744109135101
Brand Sow 'n Sow
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