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
Further Reading....
  • 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

OSTEOSPERMUM 'Tresco Purple'

 
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  • 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
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (Can be harmeful to pets if eaten)
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Osteospermum - Growing Guide

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