Xenochrysum bracteatum / Everlasting Daisy
Xenochrysum bracteatum, Everlasting Daisy - IMG 8977
This Australian native plant, which is a member of the Asteraceae (daisy) family. is commonly known as an Everlasting Daisy, a Paper Daisy, Golden Everlasting or Strawflower. It was previous known as Bracteantha bracteatum and Helichrysum bracteatum. It's a widespread species that's found in all states of Australia with both annual and perennial forms, and it has become a popular garden plant due primarily to its colourful and long-lasting flowers.