Sturdy, upright-growing plants produce large daisy-type flowers, each with purple petals and a yellow-gold centre or cone.
Flowers are produced all summer into fall, even in the hottest weather, and are great for attracting butterflies.
Excellent cut flowers.
Plant type: perennial
Height: 80cm (32")
Site: full sun
Plant spacing: 18" (45cm)
Plant seed 0.64 cm (1/4 inch) deep in a prepared seed bed in late fall so that the seed overwinters and germinates naturally in spring.
Or direct seed outdoors in spring when soil has warmed.
When to Cut: 3/4-fully open