African Daisy (Arctotis x Hybrida Harlekin) 30 seeds (#2160)
About the product
Showy, colorful blooms with dark centers and sharply pointed petals make this plant a hot garden feature. Easy to grow and drought tolerant. One of the most beautiful daisy like flowers.
These hybrid plants has strain with large and very colored (cream, yellow, orange, red, purple) flowers. The flowers close at night.
Compact plant. Grow in sandy, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerates some soil dryness, but prefers consistent moisture. Deadhead spent flowers to encourage additional bloom.
Grow as annuals in the ground or in containers. Prefers cool summer climates, and flowering may slow down considerably in hot and humid summers.
Genus - Arctotis
Species - x Hybrida
Variety - Harlekin
Common name - African Daisy
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 3 - 11
Height - 0,50 m
Spread - 0,30 m
Plant type - Annual or Perennial Flower
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil type - Loamy, Neutral, Sandy, Well Drained
Water requirements - Dry to moist
Landscape uses - Good for large container growing, ground cover, Mass in beds and borders
Bloom season - Mid summer - early fall
Leaf / Flower color - Silver Green / Orange, Pink, Purple, White, Yellow
Start plants indoors in late winter (6-8 weeks before last frost date) and set plants outside after last frost date.
Germination temperature: +18-+20C
Days to emergence: 10 to 14.