Chocolate Flower

Berlandiera lyrata

SKU
02527
Wake up to the smell of chocolate! Chocolate scented daisies bloom at night offering a cocoa scent in the morning. The cheery yellow petals are striped red on the undersides and drop to reveal bright green calyxes above the fiddle-shaped leaves. Perennial.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationber-lan-dee-AIR-uh ly-RAY-tuh
Average Size at MaturityGrows to 18 in. tall by 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGray-green
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseCutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, North American Native Selection
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Dead head to prolong flowering. Prune in winter to rejuvenate.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 10

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