Chrysanthemum Seeds - Painted Daisy
- 75 Seeds
- 70-80 Days from Planting/Transplanting
- Plant Height: 12-18 inches; Width: 8-12 inches
- Produces bright, daisy-like flowers in shades of yellow, white, pink, and red
- Bushy, perennial herb with finely-dissected, bright green foliage
- Ideal for borders, rock gardens, wildflower gardens, and naturalized areas
- Requires full sun and well-drained soil
- Low maintenance and drought-tolerant, making it suitable for both beginners and seasoned gardeners
Chrysanthemum Carinatum, more commonly referred to as the Painted Daisy, is historically rooted in the Mediterranean region. Its vivid colors and distinctive, intricate petal patterns have been adorning gardens since ancient times. The name "Chrysanthemum" has Greek origins, translating to "golden flower," aptly capturing its radiant beauty.
While predominantly ornamental, the Painted Daisy serves multiple purposes in the garden. Its brilliant hues are known to attract pollinators such as butterflies and bees, facilitating the process of pollination. Furthermore, this variety is often utilized in floral arrangements, given their vibrant color palette and long vase life. Their delicate, lacy foliage provides a beautiful contrast in garden designs, complementing bolder, broader-leafed plants.
Growing Habits & Planting Instructions:
For a flourishing display of Painted Daisies, start seeds indoors about 6-8 weeks before the last expected frost. Plant the seeds shallowly, around 1/8 inch deep, in a well-draining soil mix. Maintain a consistent moisture level, ensuring it's neither too dry nor waterlogged. Once the seedlings develop a couple of true leaves, transplant them outdoors, spacing them about 10-12 inches apart. Situate them in an area that receives ample sunlight for best bloom results. While the Painted Daisy is quite resilient and drought-tolerant, providing them with occasional deep watering during extended dry spells can optimize their growth. Deadhead spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming throughout the season.
Introduce a burst of color and lively texture to your garden with our Painted Daisy seeds. Their undeniable beauty and resilience make them a favorite among gardening enthusiasts and a standout feature in any outdoor space.