Beauty African Daisy

Osteospermum ecklonis Beauty Series

A unique African daisy series with vibrant bicolor flowers that add a long season of bright color with sunny yellow petals framing beautiful contrasting eyes. The compact, mounding form is perfect in patio containers and mass color plantings, or mixed perennial borders. Perennial in frost-free climates; a warm-season annual in cooler regions.
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7-11: Perennial
Grow as Annual in all zones

Good to Grow...for one season:


Full sun

Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.


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Botanical Pronunciationoss-tee-oh-SPUR-mum ek-LON-iss
Average Size at MaturityModerate groiwng; reaches 10 to 14 in. tall, spreading 14 to 20 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Mounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Edging, Hillside
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsHeliotrope (Heliotropium); Lantana (Lantana); Fountain Grass (Pennisetum); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Cordyline (Cordyline)

Thrives in most average soils, from gritty or sandy, to loam and clay, if well-drained. Water at regular intervals during first growing season to establish root system; reduce frequency once established. Remove spent flowers to encourage reblooming. Prune back by half before new growth begins in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

Grow As Annual in All Zones