Craspedia, also known as Billy Balls or Billy Buttons, is a unique and eye-catching cut flower that adds a playful touch to floral arrangements. It is characterized by its distinctive round shape and vibrant yellow color, resembling a small golden ball atop a slender stem. The spherical flower heads are composed of tightly packed, tiny florets.
Craspedia has a mild and pleasant scent, making it a delightful addition to bouquets. Its cheery yellow color adds a pop of brightness and a touch of whimsy to any floral design.
These charming flowers are native to Australia and New Zealand but are now grown in various parts of the world. They are commonly available in the summer and fall seasons, though like many flowers are commercially available all year round. Craspedia is a popular choice for both fresh and dried flower arrangements due to its long-lasting nature.
In terms of care. As a cut flower, it benefits from regular water changes and can be dried for long-lasting decorative purposes.