Cape Marigold (African Daisy)

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Quick facts:

  • Profuse flowers
  • Drought tolerant
  • Easy to harvest seeds

 

Dimorphotheca sinuata

One of our most popular flowers.  Easy to grow, drought tolerant annual.  Flowers profusely all season long, bright yellows and oranges and whites with dark purple rings and black center.  12" tall, ideal for borders or container gardening.  Plant in a sunny, well drained location.  Does not need much water once established. 

It's very easy to harvest these seeds, save them and plant again!  Re-seeds modestly.  Flowers most profusely during cooler weather- excellent for the spring and early summer flower garden.

How to grow it:

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant

Sun

Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing

65

6-8 w.

7-10 d.

No

Full

1/16”

6”/12”

We prefer to direct sow outdoors in early spring up to several weeks before the last frost.  Alternatively, start indoors 6-8 weeks before before last frost for earlier blooms.  Germinates in 7-10 days, best at 65 degrees F.  Keep soil moderately moist while germinating.  

Seed specs:  

Minimum 100 seeds