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Sundays River Daisy

Dimorphotheca eckloni

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

80cm

Min

80cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Sundays River Daisy Overview

A beautiful addition to any garden as it brightens up any space. It is great for flower beds and mass plantings as well as pots. They are perfect for beginning gardeners and those who are working on their green thumb. It should be considered as threatened in the wild as it has a small distribution area in the Eastern Cape where its' habitat is threatened.

Common problems with Sundays River Daisy

There are no known garden pests that attack these plants.

    Sundays River Daisy Companion Plants

    They can be mixed with the equally attractive D. jucunda whose flowers are totally purple or pinkish mauve with a dark centre.

    How to harvest Sundays River Daisy

    Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

    How to propagate Sundays River Daisy

    Cuttings

    Softwood cuttings taken in summer root easily.

    Seed

    Seed germinates easily and the plants often sow themselves. Collect seeds after flower and sow at the start of the rainy season.

    Special features of Sundays River Daisy

    Attracts useful insects

    Attracts isects like bees and butterflies.

    Drought resistant

    Can survive dry spells, but florish with regular watering.

    Other uses of Sundays River Daisy

    Ornamental

    Plant in full sun in your garden to get a stunning show of daisy-like flowers.

    Shrubs

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