How To Grow Daisy Fleabane Flowers

Daisy Fleabane is a multi steamed small flower plant that come in a verity of colors. These beautiful little flowers are used in crafts and bouquets but they can also be used as a natural pest control plant. A lot of small insects such as ladybugs also known as lady beetles and lady birds, small spiders, tiny bees, and other insects that help keep garden pest away love Daisy Fleabane. If you are also looking for a plant that attracts butterflies Daisy Fleabane is a butterfly magnet. This blog is full of growing and care information to help you grow your own lovely Daisy Fleabane flowers.

Sun – Daisy Fleabane needs 6 to 8 hours of full sun everyday. They do not like shade and will wilt if left in the shade for to long.

Soil – They prefer clay loam soil and will grow best in this type of soil.

Spacing – Space plant 1ft/30cm to 2ft/60cm apart.

Water – Daisy Fleabane likes dry conditions. Water them once every 2 weeks, unless the soil dries to fast when its hot out then you can water it once a week.

Food – Daisy Fleabane is a weed and doesn’t really need to be fertilized. If you are growing it in containers you can fertilize it once a year in the spring. If you are growing it outdoors it will most likely never need to be fertilized, if it does you can fertilize it once a year in the spring with liquid fertilizer.

Annual or Perennial – These flowers are biennial perennials that come back every other year. The reason they seem like perennials is because they are self seeding and new ones grow from seed every year.

Climate/Hardiness – This verity of fleabane is not cold tolerant. While the can survive cooler temperatures they love heat and when cold wet weather rolls around the will die off.

Harvest – You can harvest this plant when the flowers have bloomed. Harvesting before they bloom can cause them to die off and not bloom.

Transplant – Transplanting Daisy Fleabane is very easy you just have to wait until after the flowers have bloomed. Once they bloom you can pull up the plant and separate them. After that you can replant them and if it is still warm out they will grow new roots.

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