(Dimorphotheca sinuata ‘African Daisy Mix’)
Orange African Daisy is a beautiful annual flower native to South Africa but grows in dry areas of Arizona and California. At maturity, this plant reaches a height of 6-12” and features slender, light green spoon-shaped 3” leaves and 2-3” petals that range in orange, yellow, pink, and white colors. This plant can be grown in a container, attracts bees and butterflies, and tolerates drought!
Variety: African Daisy Mix
Also Known As: Cape Marigold, Glandular Cape Marigold, Rain Daisy, Sun Marigold, Star of the Veldt, Namaqualand
Native to: Cape Provinces, Namibia
Introduced into: Arizona, California, France, New South Wales, Pakistan, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia
Ease of growing: Easy
Grown as: Annual
Maturity (Blooms): Summer
Light: Full sun. 6 hours a day min.
Water: Low. Although drought tolerant once established, African daisies still need at least an inch of water per week, to grow their best.
Attracts Beneficial Insects?: Yes. Its flowers attract bees and butterflies.
Sow Depth: On soil surface
USDA Zone: 3a-9b
Produces: slender, light green spoon shaped 3” leaves and 2-3” petals that range in orange, yellow, pink, and white colors.
(Gazania rigens ‘Treasure Flower’)
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Treasure Flower is a tender perennial flower native to South Africa that grows perfectly for us at Project Purity Seeds in southern Illinois. At maturity, this plant reaches a height of 12” and features long, narrow, dark green leaves and 3-4” daisy-like flowers that range in color from red, yellow, orange, white, and pink. This plant can be grown in a container, attracts bees and butterflies, tolerates drought, is resistant to deer, self-sows, and is used as a cut flower!