Hardiness: USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 °C (-25 °F) USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F) USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F) USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F) USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 °C (-5 °F) USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 °C (0 °F) USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 °C (5 °F) USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F) USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Propagation Methods: By dividing the rootball From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse From seed; stratify if sowing indoors From seed; sow indoors before last frost
On Jul 22, 2006, nippybarb from Wellsburg, WV wrote:
I love this plant. Very hardy BUT now I find the petal are being eaten by something that I cannot see or detect.
I have checked on them in the evening and morning and I find no bugs or worms...(any ideas?)
I brought this plant from N.C. and planted it as soon as I got home (W.Va.) it seems to be growing and spreading well even with the problem.
I love this daisy; it is so full of petals, you can't help but take a second (and third) look. The stems are strong enough that it doesn't flop like some are prone to do. My seed packet says hardy in zones 4-11. Light aids germination of seeds.
On Nov 24, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:
This plant is easily grown in average, well-drained soils in full sun. Although it isn't picky about soil conditions, good drainage is essential.
Propagation: Seed is usually sown in midsummer to early fall for flowering the following June and July. Four to six weeks after germination, seedlings are ready to be transplanted. Cuttings can be taken in summer. Divisions may be done in the spring.
On Apr 21, 2004, Magazinewriter from Bloomfield Hills, MI wrote:
I planted five Crazy Daisy clumps last spring; they bloomed all summer with dead-heading and they all came back this spring.
No critters ate them; they did not get eaten by insects; they did not require staking.
What more can a person expect from a plant?
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
, Auburn, Alabama Bear Creek, Alaska Menifee, California Sonoma, California Campion, Colorado Waterbury, Connecticut Eagle, Idaho Evansville, Indiana Sullivan, Indiana Olathe, Kansas Barbourville, Kentucky Monroe, Louisiana Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts Peabody, Massachusetts Bloomfield Township, Michigan Macomb, Michigan Madison Heights, Michigan Pinconning, Michigan Maclean, Nebraska Pinardville, New Hampshire North Plainfield, New Jersey Albuquerque, New Mexico Brinckerhoff, New York Elba, New York Mechanicville, New York Cary, North Carolina Raleigh, North Carolina Page, North Dakota Bexley, Ohio Cincinnati, Ohio Fruit Hill, Ohio Huber Heights, Ohio Madison, Ohio Midwest City, Oklahoma Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Baker City, Oregon Brookhaven, Pennsylvania East Norriton, Pennsylvania West Wyomissing, Pennsylvania Pawtucket, Rhode Island North Augusta, South Carolina Winnsboro, South Carolina Conroe, Texas Garland, Texas Houston, Texas Jacksonville, Texas Tomball, Texas Kalama, Washington