Dimorphotheca Flower Seeds

Dimorphotheca Flower Seeds

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Dimorphotheca Growing and Care Guide Common

  1. Names: African Daisy, Cape Marigold, Namaqualand Daisy, Rain Daisy, White Daisy Bush, Star of the Veldt.
  2. Life Cycle: Half hardy perennial usually grown as a half hardy annual by gardeners.
  3. Height: 8 to 18 inches (20 to 60 cm).
  4. Native: Southern Africa.
  5. Growing Region: Zones 3 to 10. Grow as an annual in zones 3 to 8.
  6. Flowers: As an annual: summer and Autumn. As a perennial: winter and spring.
  7. Flower Details: Yellow, red, apricot, orange, pink, purple, salmon, white. Daisy-like. Bisexual flowers.
  8. Foliage: Herbaceous.
  9. Sow Outside: Perennials: cover seeds. Early autumn to winter.
  10. Spacing: 8 to 12 inches (20 to 30 cm). Start annuals indoors.Sow Inside: Germination time: ten days to two weeks. Temperature 65°F (18°C). Seven or eight weeks in advance. Transplant outdoors three or four weeks after the last frost.
  11. Requirements: Full sunlight. Good drainage. Rich soil. Regular watering (morning/avoid leaves) for best results, though fairly drought tolerant. Deadhead. If growing as a perennial then cut back leaves once flowering has finished. Propagate: cuttings in summer.