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Zulu Prince Cape Daisy Seeds

#1057
4 out of 5 stars
(4 reviews)
Availability: In Stock
A reliable bloomer, 'Zulu Prince' will fill the garden with 3"–4" flowers above silver-tinged foliage, attracting bees, birds, and butterflies from midsummer to fall. Also known as Monarch of the Veldt due to its prolific presence on the plains of southern Africa, this hardy, practically care-free beauty will keep on blooming through summer's heat where other flowers falter, as the sturdy plant thrives in poor soil and hot, dry conditions. Flowers open to greet the sun on sunny days and follow it throughout the day.
$2.29 100 mg (~200 seeds)

Botanical Name: Arctotis fastuosa

Family: Asteraceae

Native: Nambia and South Africa

Hardiness: Annual that will tolerate some frost

Plant Dimensions: Up to 24" tall and wide

Variety Information: Flowers are 2"–3½" with a double layer of creamy white petals with an inner ring of purple and yellow, and a black center.

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Blooms summer to frost

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant

When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date.

When to Start Inside: 8 to 10 weeks before your average last frost date.

Days to Emerge: 10 – 20 Days

Seed Depth: ⅛"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 8" – 12"

Thinning: When 1"– 2" tall, thin to 1 every 8" – 12"

Special Care: Deadheading can keep a tidy appearance and encourage more flowers, but is not necessary.

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Zulu Prince Cape Daisy Seeds Reviews

4 reviews

OUTSTANDING

5 out of 5 stars Apr 13, 2022
These seeds were started indoors in January and transplanted out in March. Excellent germination, and seedling performance was phenomenal. Fast, even growth. Many of the plants were already budding out at transplanting, and just a week after planting the plants exploded in eye-catching blooms to welcome spring. Though I am growing these for container display this year (large raised planters), next year I plan to grow four times as many for cut flower production. Congrats on another winner, BI!
Callie from TX

Unhappy

1 out of 5 stars May 5, 2022
These did not sprout well and once sprouted did not grow well.
Mary from ME
Owner Response: Hi Mary, Because you left this same comment on several products, I wanted you to know that our goal is for you to have a great garden! We are here to help troubleshoot any issues you may have and we do guarantee our seeds. It sounds as though there are some opportunities to improve the growing conditions. Once sprouted, seedlings' ability to thrive is completely dependent upon growing conditions. Please don't hesitate to contact us for help. Rest assured our seeds are tested by a third-party laboratory to ensure germination rates meet federal and our own standards prior to packing. A customer service agent will be in contact by email soon.

Lovely addition

5 out of 5 stars May 23, 2022
I'm a big fan of daisies, and grew these for the first time. 100% germination indoors with heat mats. Love the fuzzy texture of the leaves and flower heads and delight in watching the beautiful blooms open each morning.
Adriana from WA

Tough, Beautiful Flower for Hot, Windy Environments

5 out of 5 stars Jun 13, 2022
I winter sowed these into a ziploc bag in March on my deck. Transferred to a pot when 2-3 sets true leaves and they have grown so fast. They have taken high wind, intense reflected solar radiation, and near-100 degree temperatures without batting an eye. They even seem to like it and I've got a million blooms coming. This plant seems to be an ideal container plant for a terrible, dessicating environment. I will say the purple and orange bands around the center black disk seem to be alternating and not concentric on the first bloom I got. Still gorgeous.
Jennifer from CO

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