African Daisies 'Power Packed Blue'

African Daisies 'Power Packed Blue'

Power packed petals.

 
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A sought after colour for the garden, these mauve blue flowers open in abundance for many months. Power Packed Osteospermum flower early with excellent upright branching and a uniform habit.

Robust, well branched cultivars, these African Daisies will grow to form handsome, heat and frost tolerant, rounded sub shrubs adorned with flowers from spring to autumn. Their compact habit lends well in pots and sunny borders, providing a nice pop of reliable, easy colour where you need it.

Unlike the old fashioned varieties, these modern African Daisies stay open night and day. They also have a better shade tolerance and all round strength.

If you cut African Daisy plants black late summer and add some fertiliser they can go on to produce second flush of flowers that will easily last into autumn.

Plant in a sunny spot with moderately fertile to humus rich, well drained soil for best results. Water to establish, then keep moist during flowering to keep them blooming at their best. They will cope with dry conditions but will not flower as well or for as long.

In pots, if you want them to bloom really well, add a weekly dose of diluted liquid fertiliser and they will go nuts!


Supplied as: Pots
Size: 10 cm

Code

OSTBL

Botantical name

Osteospermum ecklonis

Height

30-45cm

Width

30-45cm

Flowers

Spring to winter

Climate

Cool to Sub-Tropical

Availability

Australia wide

Frost hardiness

Fully Hardy

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Pots

Size

10 cm

Water needs

1