This beautiful double-flowered common daisy brings a lot of colour to the garden. This common daisy pomponette mixed is a mixture of different colours red, pink and white. Sowing in early summer ensures flowering in the following spring. Very suitable for adding colour to flowerbeds, borders or in shallow boxes, it can also be grown in pots so that people who don't have a garden can still enjoy these flowers on the balcony. This is a plant that is very popular with bees, butterflies and other beneficial insects. Dead-head the flowers regularly to enjoy the daisies for longer. These plants self-seed easily, which makes them very suitable for a wild and wildlife-friendly garden. Biennial. Height: 10 - 15 cm.
Outdoor sowing: end of May - early July
Germination: 14 - 21 days
Germination temperature: 20 - 25 °C
Sowing depth: ½ cm
Plant distance: 15 - 20 cm
Plant position: sunny - half shade
Flowering period: April - July
Sow outdoors from the end of May till the beginning of July on a seedbed in a sheltered, shady place in the garden. Sow thinly and cover the seeds with ½ cm soil. Keep the seeds moist during germination. After 14 - 21 days the seedlings appear. As soon as the young seedlings are big enough to handle, thin out to 10 - 15 cm per plant.
From August onwards they can be put in their permanent place, leaving 15 - 20 cm per plant. Provide a sunny spot with half-shadow. Protect these plants against too much water. Flowers the next year from spring onwards. This plant can also be grown in pots and containers. This is a plant that is very popular with bees, butterflies and other beneficial insects. Deadhead the flowers regularly to enjoy the daisies for longer. These plants self-sow easily, which makes them suitable for a wild and wildlifel-friendly garden.