Flowers - Daisy, African Flake (Cape Marigold)

$299 USD

The African Flake Daisy (Dimorphotheca sinuata), also called Cape Marigold, puts out 2"-3" daisy-like flowers in bright, happy colors of orange, white, and yellow around brown-rimmed centers on 8"-16" stems. Whether in the garden or a vase, this day flower closes up its petals at night, reopening the next day. Drought tolerant and blooms early.

  • Life cycle: Annual
  • Bloom season: Spring, summer, fall
  • Attracts: Bees, butterflies, and other pollinators
  • Flower meaning: Innocence, new beginnings, purity, true love


  • Botanical name: Dimorphotheca sinuata
  • Hardiness zones: 2-11
  • Planting season: Spring, fall
  • Days to maturity: 90 days
  • Cold stratify: No
  • Depth to plant seeds: Lightly cover - seeds need light to germinate
  • Spacing between plants: 8"-12" apart
  • Days to germinate (sprout): 10-21 days
  • Germination soil temps: 65F-75F
  • Soil types: Sandy, loamy, well-drained
  • Soil pH: 6.5-7.0
  • Water needs: Low - prefers dry soil
  • Sun needs: Full sun
  • Frost tolerant: No
  • Drought tolerant: Yes
  • Deer resistant: Yes

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