Golden Fleece (Dahlberg Daisy)
Latin Name: Thymophylla tenuilaba
Item #: 892
Hanging Basket Type
DAHLBERG DAISY (Golden Fleece)
Annual - 8 in/20 cm. Approx. 180,000 seeds per oz/28 g.
CULTURE: Sow indoors Feb. 15th for May hanging basket sales. Germinate at 65°/18°C for 14 days. Press seed into surface but do not cover. Allow 9 weeks for pak sales, 12 weeks for hanging baskets. Can be sown directly outdoors into the garden at 1/4 in./6 mm. deep when soil is warm. Space plants 4 - 6 in/ 10 - 15 cm apart and use as a ground cover. Flowers mid summer to fall in full sun. Dahlberg daisies show good tolerance to drought, heat and are considered generally disease free. Prefers dry soil with good drainage - DO NOT OVER WATER. Fertilizing is unnecessary as this plant likes poor soil. This is an easy to grow annual for edgings, borders, rock gardens and ground covers.