Beauty African Daisy
Osteospermum ecklonis Beauty Series
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||oss-tee-oh-SPUR-mum ek-LON-iss|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate groiwng; reaches 10 to 14 in. tall, spreading 14 to 20 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring through Fall|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Growth Habit||Compact, Mounding|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Edging, Hillside|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Gift Plant, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Bold, Waterwise Flowers|
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