Purple Mountain® Sun Daisy
Osteospermum barberiae var. compactum 'P005S'
Full sun, Partial sun
Medium moisture; can tolerate dry conditions once established.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||oss-tee-oh-BAR-ber-ee-ay SPUR-mum|
|Lore||A 1998 Plant Select® award recipient. Plant Select® is a collaboration of Colorado State University, Denver Bonanic Gardens, and the green industry, helping gardeners and horticultural professionals transform the American landscape to a vibrancy inspired by our western regional landscape.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Forms a compact mound to 12 in. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Mid-Spring through Late Summer|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Gift Plant, Naturalizes Well, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Medium moisture; can tolerate dry conditions once established.|
|Companion Plants||Fountain Grass (Pennisetum); Lantana (Lantana); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Heliotrope (Heliotropium); Cordyline (Cordyline)|
Provide well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep extensive root system. Shear spent flowers to promote blooming. Cut back by half and fertilize before new growth begins in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9