African Daisy is a beautiful and bright flowering plant well-loved amongst gardeners. This cheerful flower is easy to care for but offers a lot of beauty.
African Daisy grows in many colors: white, yellow, pink, lavender, and orange. It has a contrasting center composed of a darker hue.
The petals of African Daisy are shaped like stars; each flower has up to 8 petals.
African Daisy requires full sun exposure and prefers to be planted in well-draining soil.
African Daisy is relatively pest-resistant and can usually be grown without pesticide sprays.
These flowers bloom throughout the year but typically produce more in summer.
African Daisy is often used as a cover crop because it prevents erosion and helps to retain soil moisture.
In some African cultures, African Daisy is used as a medicinal plant for their antibacterial properties.
The flower of the African Daisy is also known as Transvaal Daisy, Blue Eyed Daisy, and Cape Daisy.
African Daisy is a low-maintenance plant and enjoys periods of drought; however, it should still be watered regularly.
African Daisy attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds; therefore, it is an excellent addition to butterfly gardens and wildflower meadows.