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OSTEOSPERMUM 'Tresco Purple'
Commonly known as African daisy
Spreading habit and dark purple daisy-like flowers flushed white on the reverse. This is a fairly hardy perennial in milder locations
Evergreen - spreading subshrub with broadly oval to spoon-shaped, bright-green leaves and purplish-blue stems. Flowers 5cm (2in) across.
Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
Height - 15cm (6in)
Spread - 90cm (36in)
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)
Additional Features - Good to know - syn. O. 'Nairobi Purple'
Pests & Diseases - aphids, downy mildew, Verticillium wilt.
Place of origin - garden origin
Flower Shape - Single - Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
Soil Conditions - 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.