Daisy Painted Polar Star Chrysanthemum Carinatum is a herbaceous annual native to Morocco. Painted Daisy Polar Star seeds are one of the easiest flower seeds to germinate. This Chrysanthemum Carinatum features ferny, fine textured green foliage and produces large, very showy, daisy-like, white flowers with dark centers and a contrasting yellow band around them. Also called Chrysanthemum Tricolor and Ismelia Carinata, this annual flower provides a stunning display of white-yellow color, attracting butterflies and bees to a garden.
Daisy Painted Polar Star is a popular choice for cottage gardens, cut flower gardens, and Painted Daisy makes a great addition to borders. Chrysanthemum Carinatum seeds have to kept moist until germination, and the established plant enjoys full sun, tolerating occasional shade and adapting to virtually any type soil as long as it is well drained. Painted Daisy is drought tolerant, easy to grow, and it re-seeds itself easily, coming year after year. Daisy Polar Star is a superb fresh or dry cut flower with a long vase-life.
Height: 24 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Average/Dry/Moist well-drained, pH 5.5-7.0
USDA Zones: All Regions of North America
Sow Indoors: Spring (4-6 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring
Seed Depth: 1/16 Inch
Germination Time: 14-21 Days