Arctotis fastuosa, ‘White’, African Daisy

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Cape Daisy, African Daisy

With silvery-white, deeply lobed leaves, this bears large and glorious, bright silvery-white flowers with a large, eye-catchingly contrasting, dark black central ring. This is a tender perennial so is best grown as an annual in the UK. 2ft (60cm)

A group of beautiful South African plants with brilliant flowers produced in profusion during the summer. A number also make charming pot plants for the greenhouse. Can be treated as half-hardy annuals. Excellent for cutting.

Germination Instructions

Sow indoors 6-8 weeks before growing season .. Indoors, sow 2-3mm deep into moist, well-drained seed compost. Ideal temp. 15-20°C. Germination takes 2-3 weeks approx. Transplant seedlings outside  in the season. Directly, sow into prepared soil which has been raked to a fine tilth. Keep moist, seedlings should emerge in 3-4 weeks. Thin as required.

Growing Instructions

This is a tender perennial often grown as an annual in the UK. Can be perennial if grown in a warm,-. Best grown as an annual in the UK. If sown directly water frequently until seedlings are well grown. Prefers a well-drained neutral or acidic soil in full sun. Requires little attention. Will not tolerate frost. May require staking.

Cultivation Instructions

Deadhead regularly to extend the flowering window.. If you wish to harvest seed allow the seedheads to dry on the plant then collect seed and store for sowing next spring.

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