Monarch of the Veldt

Arctotis fastuosa syn. Venidium fastuosum

How to plant Cape Daisy seeds

Orange Cape Daisy orange blooms. AN00155

ORANGE Cape Daisy

Produces masses of vibrant orange sunflower-like flowers above silky, silvery-green foliage. Dark central cones look like a handsome dog's nose. Blooms is over an extended summer and fall season. The are high quality cut flowers. Orange cape daisy is stunning when mass planted. Plants grow to 2 ft. tall.

500 seeds - $2.49

White Cape Daisy Creamy white blooms marked black and bronze. AN02915

WHITE Cape Daisy

A tough, easy to grow 2 ft. tall annual that blooms all summer and fall. The large white 3-4 in. flowers are creamy white with black and bronze markings in the center. They are superb for cutting.

500 seeds - $2.49

How to Plant Cape Daisy Seeds

Bee introduces how to plant

Sow Cape Daisy: Sow seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil and lightly cover. Kept at 70° F., germination is in 14-21 days. Can be direct sown into prepared seed beds after all danger of frost, 3 in. apart. Thin to 1 ft. apart.

Grow Cape Daisy: Full sun, moderate to average water. Plants prefer fertile, well-drained soil. Tolerates heat, will take some drought once established. Flowers are excellent for cutting, and will attract bees, butterflies and birds. Cutting seed heads leads to maximum bloom. Consider leaving a few seedheads for the birds to eat, especially late in the season. Easy to grow, low maintenance plants.