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Multiply daisies: how to create a sea of ​​flowers


Daisies, thanks to their variety of colors, become even more attractive in the garden. This abundance can be expanded and increased with seeds or cuttings.

Daisies are always eye-catchers.

There is hardly a hobby gardener who has no daisies in his garden or on his terrace. With their white, purple, pink or red colored flowers, they are among the most popular perennials. If you are not only satisfied with a daisy pot on the terrace, but dream of a colorful “daisy sea” in your home garden, you can easily fulfill this wish. The daisy can be propagated with seeds on the one hand and with cuttings on the other.

Open the seed bag and go

Garden centers offer daisy seeds in a colorful variety. You are spoiled for choice here. The “standard daisies” with their white-yellow flowers are eye-catchers, but if you mix 2 or 3 more colors into them, you will create a rich range of colors.

As early as March, young plants in seed bowls can be brought forward. Many garden enthusiasts then sow their daisies outdoors in May.

Not only are the traditional varieties propagated with the seeds. This also extends the range of different colored daisies. This creates attractive contrasts in the discounts.

Use existing plants - plant cuttings

On the other hand, daisies can also be propagated with cuttings. To this end, the flower lover cuts around ten centimeters long shoots from the daisy towards the end of August to the beginning of September and sticks them in a partially shaded, warm place in the ground. The cuttings can also be placed in pots with garden soil.

Afterwards, regular watering is important. If the cuttings are then sprayed with water every day, they grow faster.

After about two weeks, the plants should have developed sufficient roots. Now you can carefully take them out of the ground and put them in a pot with nutrient-rich potting soil.

Just in time for the first frost, the cuttings will find a winter home in their pot. In the spring, the daisies overwintered are then planted outdoors.