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Arctotis fastuosa

 
Arctotis fastuosa
Synonym(s) Venidium fastuosum
Common name cape daisy, monarch of the veldt
Family asteraceae
Life cycle annual or tender perennial
Flowers silvery white (summer)
Size 18-24"
Light sun
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

White flowers with a dark bluish center. Native to South Africa. We don't grow these annuals every year, but I'm glad when I do - I wish they reseeded.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed for 'Zulu Prince' from '01 trade. Baggy 70F (70%G, 2-9d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (24%G, 4d)
  3. Seed from '02 garden. Baggy 70F (~13%G, 5-9d)


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