Osteospermum II / African Daisy

osteoberrywhite (300x289)Osteospermum x ‘3D Berry White’ – A New African Daisy that actually stays open all day and night, even when the sun goes down. ‘3D Berry White’ features three dimensional bicolor blooms of purple-tipped white petals and a purplish pompom center. This compact cultivar blooms best in spring and fall and looks great in containers. Grows 12-16″ high by 18-24″ wide. Zone 10.

osteosideshowpurple (300x298)Osteospermum x ‘SIDE SHOW Purple’ – The Side Show series of Osteospermums has been bred for its compact growth habit, strong stems and heat tolerance – so expect a heavy show of single bright purple blooms (with a darker purple eye) throughout the summer. It forms a compact mound of deep green foliage and is suitable for massing. Grows 12-18″ high by 18-24″ wide. Z9.

osteocoralsands (300x282)Osteospermum x ‘3D Coral Sands’ – A real breakthrough in Osteospermum colour with three dimensional blooms of a double row of white petals with an unusual brown (showing a hint of purple) pompom center. These are not affected by light, staying open on both cloudy days and evenings. Osteospermum is grown as an annual in coastal BC. Grows 10-14″ high by 12-15″. Z10.

osteovoltageyellow (300x282)Osteospermum x ‘Voltage Yellow’ – There is finally a clear yellow African Daisy for Osteospermum purists¬†and it’s even accented with a complimenting yellow eye. This Simply Beautiful selection is one of the first African Daisies in bloom and continues right through to autumn. The flexible stems also make it useful in hanging baskets and containers. Grows 10-16″ high by 24″. Z9.

osteoastrapinkspoon (298x300)Osteospermum x ‘ASTRA Pink Spoon’ – An exotic looking African Daisy with pink spoon-shaped petals (with a purplish reverse) and a dark purple center. These are borne from May through October, with no deadheading being required. Osteospermum is best grown in part to full sun exposures with well-drained, fertile soils. Grows 12″ high by 18″ wide. Hardy to zone 9.

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