Chocolate Flower

Chocolate Flower - Seeds & Bulbs

Chocolate Flower
(Berlandiera lyrata)

Yes, Chocolate Flower does have a delicious chocolate fragrance, especially in the morning. In addition, this Southwest native is very hardy and drought tolerant. It attracts butterflies and beneficial insects and the seed heads are attractive in dried arrangements. For maximum impact and fragrance, plant in groups along a walkway or patio. Also called chocolate daisy, greeneyes, lyre-leaf greeneyes and brooch flower.

Flower Type: Perennial
Bloom Time: Summer
Height: 10" to 20"
Exposure: Full Sun

When to Sow Outside: Spring after average last day of frost. Soil should be warm.
When to Sow Inside: not recommended
Seed Spacing: 1" to 2"
Days to Emerge: 5 - 10
Thinning: 15" to 18" apart

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