Scientific Name: Osteospermum cvs.
Common Name: osteospermum, cape daisy
Family Name: Asteraceae
Origin: Africa
Hardiness Zone: Zone 9: (-7 to -1 °C)
Plant Type: Annual
Mature Size: 0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Dense, Horizontal
Form: Mounded, Oval - horizontal
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Container planting, Cut flower or foliage, Group or mass planting, Hanging basket
Exposure: Full sun, Sheltered
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Alternate, Leathery, Lanceolate, Ovate, Spatulate, Dentate, Pinnately lobed, Undulate (wavy)
Flowers: Head (capitulum), White, Orange, Yellow, Violet, Pink, Magenta, May-Jun-Jul-Aug-Sep
Fruit: Achene
Key ID Features:
Leaves lanceolate to obovate, irregular and entire margins; flower heads about 10cm wide, variety of colours, concave or curling petals, darker ray florets.