Yellow Daisy Care Guide Yellow Daisy Care Guide

Besides your yellow daisy, there are several different types of daisies to choose; all with different colors shapes and sizes. Care varies for each daisy species, but they are all essentially the same. Yellow daisies are more commonly known as a black eyed Susan. They are also called Blackiehead, Gloriosa and Golden Jerusalem, among several others.

Care

Daisies need a great deal of the sun to flourish, six to eight hours is best. This mostly depends on where you live. If you live deep in the south, you may want to give your daisy a little bit of shade because the summers are so much more severe. If where you live experiences a more mild summer, then you will need to make sure your daisy gets plenty of sun. You should make sure to water weekly to ensure that they are getting the right amount of moisture.

Once fall hits you will need to cut your plants off up to about an inch above the ground. If the cut portions look to be diseased or have had any pest problems throughout the growing season, you should be sure that they are on the curb to be recycled, if applicable. If the plant looks to be disease and pest free, then it is safe to put them in the compost pile.

After a couple of years have gone by, you want to transplant your daises to another location. You should transplant your flowers in the spring time or the fall right after you have trimmed them. You will simply dig into the largest clumps with your shovel. You will then remove the wedges of the roots. Then simply fill in the spot where you removed the wedges with soil and compost. Be sure to water not only the area where the new transplant will go, but also the area where you removed the roots wedges.

Growth

Yellow Daisies usually grow to a height of a full meter. It grows mostly basal leaves that can grow all the way up to 18 centimeters long. These leaves have a coarse hair on them. You can expect to see them in full bloom in the summer months between June and August. It provides a cluster of flowers that can measure anywhere from 5 to 8 centimeters in diameter. Certain flower types can grow all the way up to 15 centimeters long. These beautiful flowers contain yellow ray florets surrounding a brown vaulted middle of disc florets.

Planting

Organic fertilizer is best for your yellow daisies. To ensure that your flower is well cared for, use organic fertilizer. It is the safer, more effective way. You will want to mix in the organic fertilizer in with the soil up to the depth of your shovel. After you have planted your seeds or transplants, you should add up to 2 inches of mulch. Water very well after applying the mulch and throughout the first summer. This will ensure that your flowers are able to become well established.

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