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Cape Daisy Seeds

Product Size SKU Price Quantity
1/4 Pound OSEKQP
Price: $19.95
1 Pound OSEKLB
Price: $59.95

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Quick Overview

Elegant, pure white petals are offset by deep purple eyes, making for a dramatic statement. Cape Daisy is a butterfly magnet and the cheerful flowers are great for bouquets! (Annual)
White Cape Daisy Seeds, Osteospermum eklonis, Cape Daisy or African Daisy
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Common Name Cape Daisy or African Daisy
Botanical Name Osteospermum ecklonis
Plant Type Annuals
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color White
Mature Height 12-18" tall
Bloom Time Early to late summer
Ships As Seed
Coverage 50 lbs per acre
Days to Germination 14 days
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Soil Type Loamy Soil
Ideal Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Advantages Fragrant, Containers, Extended Blooms
Is It Storable? Yes- You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Canada Yes
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
Bring a burst of bright color to the late season garden with California Poppy Purple Gleam. Beautiful in the garden or cut for bouquets!

About California PoppiesThis famous flower, the state flower of California, (a very similar sub-species is called Mexican Gold Poppy) carpets whole coastal hillsides up and down the Pacific coast, creating one of the most famous natural wildflower displays in the world, usually in April. Viewing this spectacle from their ships, Spanish explorers thought the “golden display” meant that there was in fact, gold to be found in the flowery hills.

California poppy performs well almost everywhere with its dusty dark green ferny foliage and brilliant golden orange cup shaped flowers. A blooming plant is somewhat frost-resistant, and often reblooms nicely in fall meadows.

Flowers close in cloudy weather. The name “Eschscholzia” is after the Russian botanist, J. F. Eschscholtz, who visited the California coast in the early 1800’s.



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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)


lots of flowers


from San Diego, CA

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  • All Seeds Sprouted
  • Easy care
  • Easy instructions
  • Ground cover
  • Lots of flowers
  • Low Water Flowers


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Best Uses

  • Covered A Large Hillside
  • Groundcover
  • Reseeds Easily
  • Winters Over In San Diego

Comments about American Meadows Cape Daisy Seeds:

I removed some large trees from our hilllside and needed some immediate groundcover for our barren hill. These seeds sprouted instantly and grew quickly. Our neighbors, the birds and the bees all loved the flowers this season.

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