Daisy Painted Rainbow Mix Chrysanthemum Carinatum is an annual native to North Africa. Painted Daisy Rainbow Mix seeds are very easy to germinate, and the seeds can be started indoors before last frost. This particular Painted Daisy features attractive green foliage with deeply laciniate leaves, and produces masses of vibrant, single, daisy-like flowers in an amusing range of purple, apricot, red, orange, rose, salmon, yellow and white shades. Chrysanthemum Carinatum blooms profusely all summer long, providing a dazzling, multi-colored display all summer long, and its extremely showy flowers attract butterflies, bees and other pollinators.
Daisy Painted Rainbow Mix is an outstanding choice for mass planting and for mixed borders. Painted Daisy is a long time favorite annual plant for cottage and cutting gardens. Chrysanthemum Tricolor seeds have to be covered with soil just lightly, and this annual daisy likes to grow in full sun or partial shade adapting easily to any types of well-drained soils. Also called Chrysanthemum Tricolor and Ismelia Carinata, Painted Daisy is one of the best cut flower for fresh or dried floral arrangements.
Height: 12-18 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