PAINTED DAISY SEEDS
Chrysanthemum coccineum syn. Pyrethrum coccineum
This bushy 2-3 foot perennial produces 2-3 inch bright yellow-eyed daisies in late spring and early summer - and if cut back will bloom again in late summer. Likes full sun in the North but prefers part shade in the South. Dislikes hot and humid climates. Handsome finely divided vivid green foliage. A good cut flower. Winter hardy to zone 3.
How to Plant PAINTED DAISY Seeds
Sow seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 60-70° F., germination is in 14-21 days. Can direct sow in groups of 4 seeds, spaced 18-24 inches apart. Thin to the strongest plant.