B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Dimorphotheca tragus is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
ORANGE-YELLOW, showy, in spring
dry areas.... sow in autumn
|Height, in meters: 0.3
Height, in feet: 0.99
|Dimorphotheca tragus sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Dimorphotheca tragus:
|Calendula tragus, Castalis tragus, Dimorphotheca aurantiaca,|
Common names for Dimorphotheca tragus:
|Jakkalsbossie, Ox Eye Daisy, Ox-eye Daisy,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|37||: South African Native and Introduced Plants|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|130||: Ground cover Plant Seed List (see also List 133)|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Dimorphotheca tragus seeds will usually germinate in 10-15 days.