Golden yellow daisy like flowers rise 12” above the low growing rosettes of bright green foliage early in its second year of growth. As a native to the alpine meadows of Europe, the petals have been used for centuries as a topical herbal medicine usually in the form of salves and tinctures for muscles aches, inflammations, and bruises but is not to be used on open wounds. Plant in sun to partial shade.
Perennial , Zones 4-9
Germination: 14 days-30 days, up to a year.
Seed Planting Depth: Lightly cover
Starting Indoors/Outdoors: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Provide 60-70 degrees soil temperatures. Sow outdoors in the late spring when soil warms up to 60 degrees.
Light Needs: Sun to part shade
Soil Needs: Sandy loam, tolerates most soils, prefers well drained.