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Arctotis fastuosa var. alba 'Zulu Prince' (syn. Venidium)

With the scale and structure of a gerbera, but much prettier, more curvy and less plastic-looking, these were outstanding in our cut flower trial last year.
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20 seeds

5 jumbo seedlings

10 jumbo seedlings

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Perennial (grown as an annual)
Position
Border (Front), Container Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - October
Height
60cm (24in)
Common name
African Daisy
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Sow under cover in modules/trays 5cm (2in) apart. Cover seeds lightly with compost then cover with glass or polythene. Remove when seedlings appear. Pot on and plant outside after last frosts. Or sow direct in April/May. Space/thin 30cm (12in).

Description

With the scale and structure of a gerbera, but much prettier, more curvy and less plastic-looking, these were outstanding in our cut flower trial last year, standing as showy brides amongst our cutting garden lines.

Care Tips

Pinch out tips for bushier plants. Can survive winter in very well protected situations, especially if sheltered from hard frosts. Water over hot summers and pick or deadhead regularly for flowers into autumn.