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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
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.
individually £8.50 each, 3+ £7.50 each, 10+ £7.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from summer 2020
  • 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)
  • Full sun
  • 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) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil -
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Osteospermum - Growing Guide

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