Chocolate Daisy Flower

$ 3.50

Deliciously fragrant! It truly has the essence of cocoa. A captivating wildflower native to the southwestern United States with chocolate-scented yellow daisy-like flowers that rise above the gray-green foliage in an airy manner. Blooming throughout the summer the nectar-rich flowers and seed heads attract pollinators and birds. Plants are low maintenance, drought-tolerant, prefer full sun and average, well-drained soil. Grows 12-24”. 

30 seeds



Berlandiera lyrata

Perennial, Zones 4-9

Germination: 30-60 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 60-70ºF

Seed Planting Depth: Sow on the surface and press into soil, seeds need light to germinate

Starting Indoors:  Start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Provide 60-70ºF soil temperature for germination. Transplant after the last frost, 12-15” apart

Sowing Outdoors: Direct sow 1-2 weeks before the last frost. Space a few seeds every 12” apart 

Growth Habit: Low mounds slowly spreading 

Height and Width: 12-24” x 12-24”  

Spacing: 12-15” apart

Light Needs: Full sun 

Soil Needs: Average, well-drained. 

Approximate days to flower from seed: 100-120 days the first season when started early indoors

Uses: Flower beds, back of the border, attracts beneficial insects, butterflies, and birds. Plant along walkways or in large groups to experience the most fragrance.

Care: Water seedlings regularly until established. Deadhead to encourage more flower production or leave some seed heads for the birds.