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It's a dianthus; its wide green leaves indicate that it's probably a cultivar of Dianthus chinensis. These plants like cool weather and usually bloom in the spring in my area of the US - looks like you're living in a region with a mild winter, which means it will be a (possibly short-lived) perennial where you live. The flowers may smell sweetly of cloves.


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I bought a packet of "painted daisy" seeds that did not give the botanical name. The image on the packet, and the common name, most closely matched Tanacetum coccineum, formerly known as Chrysanthemum coccineum, and it has white, pink, or red rays and yellow center disks, Painted Daisy (Tanacetum coccineum). Another name for it is "Pyrethrum&...


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