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African Daisy Seeds

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1/4 Pound
Price: $13.95
1 Pound
Price: $38.95

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Quick Overview

Great color for the front of the meadow in mid-summer, only 1 ft. tall. Favors dry, gritty soils, like its homeland. Annual.

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Details
SKU DIMG
Common Name African Daisy
Botanical Name Dimorphotheca sinuata or Dimorphotheca aurantiaca
Plant Type/Life Cycle Annual
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Orange, Yellow
Estimated Mature Height 8-16 inches tall
Bloom Time Summer to fall
Ships As Seed
Seeds Per Pound 250,000
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Well Draining
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Native To Africa
Native to South Africa
Ideal Growing Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West
Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Suggested Uses Containers, Cut Flowers, Showy Flowers, 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.
Ships to Canada Yes
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Description
These brilliant orange or yellow daisies remind many people of the famous tropical Gerbera, so popular in the cutflower trade. With their world-renowned South African companion wildflowers (such as the flashy gazania and others), these plants create riotous color in their native range. All the South Africans are famous for “waiting for the water”, so don’t water your African Daisies too much.

*This species is identical to D. aurantiaca.

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I fall planted a.daisys not one came out

By Leon

from attica,ny

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Comments about American Meadows African Daisy Seeds:

I tilled and did a fall planting of your African daisy and not one came reached bloom!!!

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

A bright splash!

By Jennifer

from Bridgeville, California

About Me Avid Gardener, Casual Hobbyist

Pros

  • The deer ignore them

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Border Control
    • Containers
    • Large Areas

    Comments about American Meadows African Daisy Seeds:

    I live in the northwest and have a major problem with deer eating the flowers. I desire color, outside the evergreen trees that are every where. I received these along with other wild seeds a couple years ago. Of course, by the end of the season the deer and rabbits have eaten most of the garden. But to my joyful surprise, they didn't touch the African daisey. They bloom most of the summer. I like the fact, they do not take over a area and grow short, maybe a foot high! My black eyed Susans were munched up upon blooming, leaving me nothing but stems. The Africian daisey though not as tall nor as large - went untouched. This spring, African daisey's have been planted every where. I am planning on planting them in the southwest, our 2nd residence and see how they do in the desert heat. Should be good, coming from Africa, I will let you know. No deer there ... but the splash of color is just what I am looking for.

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