Everlasting Daisies (Helipterum roseum) are hardy, drought tolerant Australian native annuals, that are perfect for sowing from seed in April. The mixed hybrids in the Yates seed range are a colourful blend of red, white and pink semi double paper daisies.


How to grow everlasting daisies in a garden

  1. Fill starter pots or trays with Yates Seed Raising Mix. Sow seeds, cover, firm down and water well. Keep the soil moist so the seeds don’t dry out. 
  2. While the seedlings are growing, choose a sunny spot in the garden and prepare the planting area well by digging in Yates Dynamic Lifter Soil Improver & Plant Fertiliser.
  3. Once seedlings have emerged, feed weekly with Yates Thrive Roses & Flowers Liquid Plant Food.  Allow seedlings to grow to about 7cm before transplanting.
  4. When transplanting them into your prepared garden bed, ensure seedlings are well spaced – at least 20 to 30cm apart. Mulch with an organic mulch, such as woodchip or pea straw and water in well.
  5. Feed weekly with Yates Thrive Roses & Flowers Liquid Plant Food to ensure strong root development and mass flowering.
     
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How to grow everlasting daisies in a pot

  1. Fill pots or trays with Yates Seed Raising Mix. Sow seeds, cover, firm down and water well. Keep the soil moist so the seeds don’t dry out. 
  2. While the seedlings are growing, choose a sunny spot in the garden for your pot.
  3. Once seedlings have emerged, feed weekly with Yates Thrive Roses & Flowers Liquid Plant Food.  Allow seedlings to grow to about 7cm if transplanting.
  4. When transplanting them fill the pot with Yates Potting Mix with Dynamic Lifter and place the plants carefully into the pot. Ensure seedlings are well spaced – at least 20 to 30cm apart. Mulch with an organic mulch, such as woodchip or pea straw and water in well.
  5. Feed weekly with Yates Thrive Roses & Flowers Liquid Plant Food to ensure strong root development and mass flowering.

Yates varieties


Growing tips

  • Suitable for use in beds as cut flowers and for dried arrangements. For drying, gather flowers just before fully opened, tie in bunches with heads down. Hang in cool dry place until fully dried

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Yellow Paper Daisy

Yellow Paper Daisies are little bursts of sunshine that produce abundance of sunshine-yellow daisies that brighten garden beds or pots.

Banksia

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King Fern

A true King of a plant, the King Fern (Angiopteris evecta) is a giant in the rainforest garden.

Pink Paper Daisy

This splendid array of pink paper daisies (Rhodanthe spp.) is ideal for a massed garden display or as a feature in pots.


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Yates Seed Raising Mix

An ideal mix for germination of vegetable, herb and flower seeds and for cutting propagation.