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Dimorphotheca pluvialis

Common name rain daisy; cape daisy
Family asteraceae
Life cycle annual
Flowers white
Size 9-12"
Light sun
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil, drought-tolerant
From seed germinates readily at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Annual daisy from South Africa whose white flowers with purple centers follow the sun all day long. May not like our hot and humid summers here in Houston, so I hope they flower early.

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

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '18/'19 exchange. Baggy 70F (92%G, 3-6d). Seeds extracted from their husks germinated as well as those left in husk
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (75%G, 5-10d)

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