Botanical Name: Dimorphotheca sinuata
Native: South Africa
Plant Dimensions: 8-16" tall and wide
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Period: Flowers abundantly during mild temperatures; high temperatures may cause a reduction in bloom. Plants will flush with blooms again when temperatures drop in late summer and continue until hard frost. In mild climates, late summer or fall sowing will provide late fall through spring blooms.
Attributes: Fairly Drought Tolerant, Good for Containers
When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks before your average last frost date. In Mild Climates, sow late summer to fall for blooms in winter and spring.
When to Start Inside: 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date.
Days to Emerge: 10–15 days
Seed Depth: ⅛"
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 8"
Thinning: When 1"–2" tall, thin to 1 every 8"