African daisy "Cineraria mix". Easy to grow from seed. Garden or containers. Loads of 2" to 3" bright white, light blue, dark blue, purples, reds, and pink daisy-like flowers that open and close with the sun.
No two flowers are exactly the same! The plants will reach 12" with light green, spoon-shaped 3" leaves. Also known as cape marigold, rain marigold, and sun marigold.
They make a great long-lasting cut flower. Native to Africa, this plant is drought tolerant and not picky about soils. Pretty much a carefree plant after being established. Blooms mid-summer into late fall. U.S. Grown seed. Easy to grow annual that reseeds itself
Season: Annual USDA Zones: 3 - 10 Height: 12 inches Bloom Season: Mid-spring to fall Bloom Color: Mix Environment: Full sun Soil Type: Sandy, loam, light, well-draining soil
Temperature: 60F - 70F Average Germ Time: 10 - 21 days Light Required: Yes Depth: 1/16 inch Sowing Rate: 4 ounces per 1,000 square feet or 2 - 3 seeds per plant Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination Plant Spacing: 10 inches