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Daisy - African Flake

Daisy - African Flake

Dimorphotheca sinuata

A brilliant profusion of 3" daisy-like flowers on 8-16" plants. Blooms all summer in vivid shades of butterscotch yellow, creamsicle orange and white. Sow after danger of frost. Drought-tolerant. Summer to fall blooming. Full sun. Self-seeding annual. (1/2 Gram Packet)>

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Average Seed / oz Seed / 100' Row Average Yield / 100' Row Days to Harvest
14000 n/a n/a 60-90
Planting Season Ideal Soil Temp Sun Frost Tolerance
After Last Frost 70-75°F Full Sun Frost Sensitive
Sowing Method Seed Depth Direct Seed Spacing Seeds Per Packet
Transplant or Direct Seed 1/16" 4-6" 230
Mature Spacing Days to Sprout Production Cycle Seed Viability
8-12" 10-21 Annual 2-3 years

Site Selection

African daisy is an annual that prefers full sun and well-drained soils. Once established, plants are drought tolerant.

Cultivation

Direct sow outdoors once the danger of frost has passed. Seed can also be started indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost and transplanted outdoors once the danger of frost has passed. Optimal soil temperatures for germination are 70-75°F. Seeds require light for germination. Sow seeds no more than 1/16" deep and 4-6" apart. Seeds will germinate in 10-30 days. Thin seedlings so mature plants are 8-12" apart.

Harvest

African daisies flower from summer to fall. Harvest cut flowers anytime during this flowering period.

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