A guide on how to care for Angelita Daisies



This plant called Angelita daisy is a hardy, native wildflower that really grows wild in dry, open grasslands and deserts across some of the western United States. This plant actually blooms throughout spring and summer in most climates, although if you live in a climate with mild winters, you will really enjoy the bright yellow, daisy-like flowers all year long.

Furthermore, these plants called Angelita daisies (Tetraneuris acaulis syn. Hymenoxys acaulis) are really suitable for growing in USDA plant hardiness zones 5 through 8. Angelita daisy is a perennial plant and is so tough to easily withstand sub-freezing temperatures as low as -20 F. (-29 C.), although it can actually go dormant at about 10 F. (-12 C.). During summer period, the plant can tolerates punishing heat, although it will begin to flag when the mercury soars to 105 F. (41 C.). 

Angelita daisy tops out at about eight inches, with a spread of about twelve to eighteen inches. Angelita daisy displays mounds of fragrant, and also grassy leaves, which are normally blanketed with masses of 1 1/2-inch blooms. These particular plants are happy in mass plantings, also in borders or edges, as a ground cover plant, and even in containers. Angelita daisy is perfect for a wildflower meadow garden or rock garden. This plant is highly attractive to butterflies and native bees.   


How to care for Angelita Daisy

Actually learning how to grow this plant and its subsequent care is simple. In its natural environment the plant grows in dry, rocky soil. Why in the garden, Angelita daisy tolerates dry or average soil and it can even withstands poor, clay soil, although the soil must be well drained,  because the plant will rot quickly in soggy soil. The plant needs full sunlight. Angelita daisy can tolerates filtered shade, but blooming will reduced. Don’t forget that in its natural environment, the plant does just fine with no human interference, which means that caring for the plant basically involves just leaving the plant alone. Angelita daisy will reseed itself if you actually give it an occasional drink during hot, dry weather. If the plant begins to look scraggly, then you can now rejuvenate it with a light haircut. Angelita daisy plants really benefit from deadheading.

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