Daisy - Zulu Prince
The Daisy Cape Zulu Prince, 'Venidium fastuosum', is a beautiful cut flower and is perfect for hot, dry, sunny spots. The Zulu Prince holds large 4 inch flowers that are exotic looking in the garden. The flowers have creamy white petals with an inner ring of purple and yellow. The Cape Daisy blooms from mid summer to late fall. This plant is also known as "Monarch of the Veldt" and has very attractive silvery foliage.
The Cape Daisy Zulu Prince will grow in almost any soil, but it has a preference for rich, alkaline soils that are well drained. They are drought tolerant but they will bloom best in moist soil. Plant in early spring, after the last average frost date. The Zulu Blend is excellent for wildflower planting and in beds, borders, parking strips, or roadsides.