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Osteospermum ecklonis Blue Eyed Beauty

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Wantirna
B9, C7
Size: 14cm
Available: 6
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.35 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.08 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Osteospermum ecklonis Blue Eyed Beauty African Daisy, Cape Daisy,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Rounded

Description:
Osteospermum ‘Blue Eyed Beauty’ has butter-yellow blooms with a strong central eye. This puts a modern twist on a garden classic. The purple tinged, sky reflected blue in the central blotches, create a luminous and truly stunning appearance. Osteospermum ‘Blue Eyed Beauty’ will grow in any climate, is strong and very weather-tolerant. You will be rewarded with an abundance of flowers over a long period, from spring through to autumn. The compact, bushy form makes it ideal for containers, baskets, garden beds and an absolute winner in garden landscapes.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Flowers best in full sun. Water regularly, especially after planting. Feed weekly with liquid feed to promote flowering. Prune spent flower heads regularly. Cut back hard in early Spring or Autumn if required. Information and Images are courtesy of Ball Australia.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Asteraceae Africa

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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