Melampodium Butter Daisy Melampodium Divaricatum is an annual flowering plant native to Central America. Melampodium Butter Daisy seeds can be started indoors in winter or planted directly outdoors in spring. Also commonly called Gold Medallion Flower and Star Daisy, Melampodium is a bushy upright growing plant with bright green foliage and sturdy, fragrant, yellow-golden flowers that can withstand rain, heat, and even light frost. Butter Daisy provides colorful show of small golden daisies through the worst heat of summer into fall.
Height: 12 Inches
Bloom Season: Spring/Summer/Fall
Environment: Full Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Average/Moist well-drained, pH 5.5-6.2
USDA Zones: All Regions of North America
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring ( 6-8 weeks before last frost )
Sow Outdoors: Spring
Seed Depth: Surface sowing. Cover with peat moss no more than 1/8".
Germination Time: 7-10 Days