Seeds - Painted Daisy, Robinson's Red OG
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Description: Dig this vivid, long-blooming perennial with tall stems and saturated red flowers! Excellent cut flower. Butterflies love the nectar from the blooms.
Pack Size: 40 seeds
Latin Name: Tanacetum coccineum 'Robinson's Red'
Alternative Names: Pyrethrum daisy
Main Uses: Ornamental
Zone Hardiness: 3
Exposure: Full sun
Height: 90 - 120 cm (3-4 ft.)
Flower Color: Mixed - cottage garden look
Flowering Time: All summer
Seed Source: Certified organic
Germination Instructions: Painted Daisies germinate best with bottom heat and a preferred soil temperature of 18-21°C. The seeds can be started indoors anytime from mid-February to mid-April; the earlier they are started the earlier they are to bloom. Sow 3 seeds per plug cell or starter pot.
Alternatively, seeds can be sown directly to the garden as soon as the soil can be turned (a few weeks before average last frost date) or in late October before the snow has accumulated. Direct seeded plants will likely not bloom until the second year if sown in spring.
Growing in Containers: Not suited for containers.
Fertilizing (Garden): Plant in average garden soil, and feed with an organic bloom fertilizer monthly.
Beneficials Attracted to this Plant: Butterflies!
Suitability for Indoors: Not suited for indoors.