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How to Grow Livingstone Daisy

Dorotheanthus Germination Information

Dorotheanthus is the botanical name for Livingstone Daisy
Dorotheanthus Seed Germination How to Sow Dorotheanthus:
  • Sow indoors 10-12 weeks before last frost
  • Leave the seeds uncovered and place in a dark area until germination
  • Germinates in 15-20 days
  • Maintain a temperature of 60-75° F
  • When sowing seed outdoors, we recommend a maximum planting depth of 4X the width of the seed

How to Grow Dorotheanthus:
Spacing: Plant 6-12 inches apart in full sun in dry, average garden soil

Watering: Water sparingly. These plants tolerate drought and salt spray

Appearance and Use:

Low-growing succulents with colorful blooms are ideal for ground cover, bedding, edging, or planters. These low-growing plants, resembling rocks or stones, are accented with bright and showy daisy-like flowers in spring and early summer


About Dorotheanthus:
Pronunciation:  dôr-o-the-an’-thus bel-id-i-fôr’-mis
Lifecycle:  Annual
Origination: Aizoaceae; native to southern Africa
Common Name:Livingstone Daisy