African Daisies 'Blue Eyed Beauty'

African Daisies 'Blue Eyed Beauty'

A knockout.

 
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A beauty indeed, with lemon yellow petals and a prominent violet blue eye. Robust and vigorous, this compact plant will flower almost year round.

Robust, well branched cultivars, these African Daisies will grow to form handsome, 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

OSTBB

Botantical name

Osteospermum ecklonis

Height

25-40cm

Width

30-50cm

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