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Osteospermum ecklonis Blushing Beauty

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Osteospermum ecklonis Blushing Beauty African Daisy, Cape Daisy,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Rounded

Description:
Osteospermum ‘Blushing Beauty’ has butter-yellow blooms with a strong central eye. This puts a modern twist on a garden classic. The purple/pink tinged central blotches, create a luminous and truly romantic appearance. Osteospermum ‘Blushing 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, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Cut back after flowering to encourage new growth and improved plant habit. Information and images courtesy of Ball Australia.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Asteraceae Africa

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

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