My false daisies are finally in bloom! 🙂
After three treatments of coffee fertilizer the stems and leaves are getting darker. They are not as dark as I like, but they will be. These are great because with the right amount of fertilizer and room they grow wide and tall! When I first planted them they were huge and through the years when I did not take care of them they died out and I thought I’d lost them. A few years ago a couple plants came back and last year for sure I fertilized with coffee grounds all spring, summer and fall and this year they are so nice and big!
After it rains the yard smells like brewed coffee! 🙂
I know it takes time, but clipping off the old blooms will allow energy to go to the new buds. If taken care of I should have nice yellow flowers and dark green leaves into the fall. In the past these flowers did take over quite a bit, but since I only have about three plants left they don’t seem to be crowding anything out at this point. 🙂
My california poppies are right next to the false daisies and they too are doing really well! These little guys are really hearty and are the type I can pull out and since they reseed they come back fresh and pretty! Yellow and orange are not my personal favorite colors, yet I can’t deny that flowers of almost all colors and varieties are so pretty. 🙂
If you have false daisies or any type of flower you really enjoy please share! I would love to read about your flower preferences. 🙂
Heidi, The Marigold School of Early Learning