Growing your seed paper
Swan River Daisy (Brachycome iberidifolla)
We hope you're as excited as us to try out your new seed paper! Never heard of it before? The concept is simple - it's recycled paper that is made with seeds embedded in it, plant the paper and watch them grow! It's giving 'Reduce, Reuse, Recycle' a whole new meaning!
About the Swan River Daisy
Indigenous to central Australia, it prefers light to medium soils in an open, sunny position but will tolerate shade. It is drought and frost resistant and very hardy. An annual plant, it grows to a height of 0.2m with a spread of 0.3m. The stem is lax and finely hairy, with a compact crown; the leaves are light green and much divided; the flowers are white, blue or pin and daisy-like, appearing in summer.
Soak card in water until soft. Place on seed raising mix (in pot or ground). Lightly cover with more mix, water and ensure paper stays moist. Germination should take 7 - 21 days.