Make this spring all about adding color to your garden! An easy way to do this is with flowers. Planting blooms in many shades and variation, will be sure to make your garden POP! And what better flowers to grow in your breathtaking garden than Painted Daisies? Painted Daisies are perennials, which means they live more than two years. They also last for a fairly long season, meaning you can enjoy them for a majority of your summer. Summer is also the perfect time of year for these blooms since they thrive in full sunshine. According to Gardenia, their blooms can grow up to 3 inches wide and the plants themselves can grow from 18-30 in tall and 18-24 in wide. There’s a reason Painted Daisies are so popular in bouquets, they come in a range of shades and colors. These attractive, fine textured beauties come in shades of red, yellow, pink, violet and white, with golden centers. They are sure to add a lush, vibrant wave of color to your outdoor space. Plus, their fern-like leaves will still look great when their flowers are no longer in bloom. Not only will Painted Daisies look beautiful in your garden, they also are famous for being natural insect-repellants. Consider using them in your vegetable gardens as companion plants, with 8″ DEEPDRIP® Watering Stakes on either side. While they repel pests, they don’t scare away butterflies, in fact they are a favorite of the winged garden guest. They also repel deer. Here are some great tips from Gardening Know How about growing Painted Daisies:
- These plants do well in normal soil, just make sure it is well drained. Our 8″ DEEPDRIP® Watering Stake is the perfect partner to get these flowers planted. They will help aerate your soil and distribute water and nutrients right to the roots.
- Once planted, Painted Daisies do well with moderate water. Our 8″ DEEPDRIP® Watering Stake will be able to direct water at the plants’ roots, making it less likely you will overwater your daisies.
- These are popular perennials so you will likely be able to find them at your local garden center.