How to Plant Daisy White Button Seeds in Florida
Daisies are one of the most cheerful flowers around. With their bright yellow centers and clean white petals, white button daisies have won their way into the hearts of flower fans around the world. Since these flowers love sun, Florida is the ideal growing environment. To grow these bright perennials for yourself, grab some seeds and get started.
things you’ll need:
- Garden fork
- Daisy seeds
- Choose your site wisely. White button daisies grow best in areas that have good drainage and receive full sun.
- Mix your soil. Daisies need rich, quick-draining soil, so turn up the top 6 inches of your plot using the gardening fork and mix in organic compost or manure. Mix at a general ratio of 50-50 compost to soil.
- Add a generous amount of standard fertilizer (10-10-10 or 20-20-20) into the planting site.
- Sew your seeds. Daisy seeds can be thrown directly onto the soil in handfuls. Growing the plants in groups will increase the beauty of the blooming season.
- Water the area until the soil is moist but not muddy. After the plants sprout, fertilize them once a month.
Tips & Warnings
Gather seeds from old daisies to propagate new plants.
Daisies will bloom in the second year after planting.
Divide and separate daisies when they get too thick.
Unless you divide daisies every 3 to 4 years, they will crowd each other out and stop blooming.