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OSTEOSPERMUM ecklonis compacta
Commonly known as African daisy
Spreading but compact habit with white flowers which are indigo-blue on the reverse. In a normal winter this will easily survive as a hardy perennial
Pests & Diseases - aphids, downy mildew, Verticillium wilt.
Place of Origin - South Africa.
Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
Height - 60cm-1.5m (2-5ft)
Spread - 60cm-1.2m (2-4ft)
Evergreen - variable subshrub. Lance-shaped, toothed, grey-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long. Flowerheads 5-8cm (2-3in) across.
medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Curved border restraints
The border restraints are made from sturdy, solid 6mm galvanised steel wire and powder coated dark olive green, available in a variety of sizes providing strong plant support to stop plants falling across lawns and paths
4 options from £14.50
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Protect your knees in the garden with this squishy mat. Water-repellent and light weight.