Osteospermum growing shrub‎ of the genus Osteospermum also known as African daisy or Cape daisy, Osteospermum perennial evergreen or annual used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in subtropics, tropics, mediterranean, desert or temperate, climate and growing in hardiness zone: 9+ (as perennial) 3-8 (as annual).

Leaves color green, some variegated cultivars with white or yellow in the edge of the leaves

Osteospermum flower

Flower color can be: white, purple, pink, orange, yellow or red, color can be more than one color sometime in each petal there is hue between to color or the same color, sometimes the middle of the flower is darker or lighter color, the flower round multi-petals the petal in elliptic shape some cultivars the petal shape folded in the middle of the petal.

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Requirements for Osteospermum growing and care:

Well drained soil, little bit moist soil, frost free for perennial

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, to get the specific cultivars it’s guaranteed to get the same cultivars

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Some cultivars can be invasive

Planting season:
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:
Aphids

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead flower

Size of the plant?
20-50 cm, 8-20 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Multipetals flowers the color can be: white, purple, pink, orange, yellow or red, color can be more than one color sometime in each petal there is hue between to color or the same color, sometimes the middle of the flower is darker or lighter color, the flower round the petal in elliptic shape some cultivars the petal shape folded in the middle of the petal.

Scientific name:

Osteospermum

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