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Cape Daisy AKA Monarch of the Veldt ‘Orange Prince’ Seeds (Certified Organic)

The plants produce beautiful and exotic sunny orange blooms with dark centers from summer until frost.

Availability: In stock

$3.25
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Details

This South African native flower is tolerant of heat, sun, and drought. The plants produce beautiful and exotic sunny orange blooms with dark centers from summer until frost. Mix them into the border or plant around the vegetable garden, as they are very attractive to beneficial insects and pollinators. Also excellent as long-lasting cut flowers!

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Arctotis fastuosa
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 21 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 30 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds Just Cover; barely cover with soil
When to Sow Indoors 8-10 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Plant Spacing 12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
Hardiness USDA Zone 10b: to 40F, USDA Zone 11a: to 45F
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Orange
Bloom Time Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Summer
Foliage Herbaceous, Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost, From softwood cuttings
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds, Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Seeds Per Pack 50