Chocolate Flower Seeds

Chocolate Flower Seeds

Berlandiera lyrata

Item #1198

Perennial. Chocolate Flower really does have a delicious chocolate fragrance, especially in the morning. This Southwest native is very hardy. Plants thrive and bloom continually through the summer with little care. Grows best in well-drained, average to poor, dry soil. Plant in groups along a walkway or patio to surprise and tantalize visitors! Also called Chocolate Daisy.




Perennial

Full Sun

Blooms summer

10"-20" tall

Days to Emerge:
7-30 days

Seed Depth:
Press into surface

Seed Spacing:
A group of
3 seeds
every 16"

Thinning:
Thin to 1
every 16"


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost.

When to start inside: 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost.

Special germination instructions: Requires light to germinate. Press lightly into soil surface and keep moist.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford



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