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Osteospermum spp

African Daisy

Cape Daisy, Daisy Bush, Shrubby Daisy Bush
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Osteospermum spp
Principal Common Name African Daisy
Common Name(s) Cape Daisy, Daisy Bush, Shrubby Daisy Bush
Synonym
Description Warm climate perennial flowering plant, some upright, some spreading. Numerous colors, bloom in spring and summer, most prolific in cooler part of the season.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity South Africa to Arabia
Height Range 1 - 5 FT
Spread Range 1 - 4 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 8 : 9 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Gray-Green : Green
Leaf Texture Coarse : Smooth
Form Bedding plant
Flower Color Apricot : Cream : Creamy White : Creamy Yellow : Golden Yellow : Lavender : Light Pink : Light Yellow : Magenta pink : Medium Pink : Orange : Orange Blend : Orange Salmon : Orchid Pink : Pale Pink : Pale Purple : Peach : Pink : Pinkish Purple : Purple : Purplish Pink : Rose Pink : Salmon : White : Yellow : Yellow Gold
Flower Time Spring : Summer
Months
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Light Shade
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Heavy : Medium
Outstanding Features Attracts Bees : Color : Container Plant : Drought tolerant : Evergreen : Flower : Heat Tolerant : Poor Soil tolerant

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