Zulu Prince Daisy Flower $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - ((Venidium fastuosum) (aka Monarch of the Veld) A native of Africa, this annual tolerates heat, sun, and drought, and its beautiful creamy-white flowers bloom until frost. With silver-tinged foliage that is finely lobed and silky in appearance, this species does best in warm, dry conditions. Annual, 2' tall. Characteristics:  Annual plants grow to 2 feet Creamy white blossoms Tolerates heat, sun, and drought This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States but it does best in warm, dry conditions. 100 Seeds Instructions - Sow seeds indoors 1/8" deep. Transplant outdoors after last frost, when temperature remains above 40ºF. Does well in dry areas and prefers light dry soil. Sow seed indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost Germination 6-14 days Plant 9-12" apart Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Heirloom Chocolate Daisy, Native (Southwest USA) $3.35 $3.99
Renee's Garden- These cheerful native wildflowers have a tantalizing chocolate scent that wafts through the garden as they bloom in the sun. Chocolate daisies provide a continuous show of deliciously fragrant little butter yellow blossoms, each the size of a quarter. Plants are happily deer resistant, bloom hard all season and return every spring to perfume the garden. Chocolate daisies attract pollinators and butterflies all summer long. Who knew they love chocolate as much as we do! - (Berlandiera lyrata) Hardy to Zone 4 Perennial  Deer resistant  .185g or ~35 seeds per packet Growing Instructions Sowing Outdoors - In spring, several weeks after last frost date, sow in a sunny garden spot with excellent drainage. Sow 2 inches apart and cover lightly. Keep moist but not soggy while awaiting germination. When seedlings are well established, thin to 6 inches apart so plants have room to mature. Sowing Inside - Start seeds indoors about 6 weeks before night temps are above 50°F (10°C). Sow seeds 2 to 3 apart in a container of seed starting mix and cover very lightly. Keep seedbed moist but not soggy while awaiting germination. When outdoor weather is warm and settled both day and night, plant seedlings 6 inches apart in a sunny, well-drained garden spot.  Chocolate daisies, native to the mesas and plains of the Southwest, thrive in average soil, but require good drainage to thrive; if soil is heavy clay, add organic material to improve drainage before sowing. Plant in large groups in full sun near where you walk for maximum fragrance impact. Deadhead spent flowers regularly to encourage reblooming. Blossoms are a important source of nectar for pollinators and beneficial insects. Plants die to the ground in winter, returning in spring and gaining in size over the seasons. Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
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