Also known as
Dimorphotheca ecklonis, Osteospermum, Cape marguerite, Van staden's river daisy, Sundays river daisy, White daisy bush, Blue-and-white daisy bush, Star of the veldt, South African Marigold and chocolate mint
How to care for African daisy
African daisy needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Washington, District of Columbia.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 25th, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Washington is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…
January 26th, 2022
Washington is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Washington is expected to increase by 31.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.2 megajoules of energy per…
January 25th, 2022
This month, Washington is getting an average of 6.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 9.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.3 total hours of d…
African daisy love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Washington, District of Columbia ⛅.
African daisy does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your African daisy after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.