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Osteospermum, Dimorphotheca Mixed Color - Flower Seeds

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1 packet contains 50 seeds of Osteospermum Dimorphotheca Mixed - Seeds

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About Osteospermum

The flowers are prominent, 2 to 3 inches in diameter with dark-blue centers and an almost waxy appearance. Plants need good drainage and don t do well in high humidity.

Seeds Specifications

Seeds per Packet50
Common Name African Daisy, Cape Marigold
Height 8 and 12 inches tall
Flower Colour yellow, blue, violet, white, pink
Bloom Time Mid-summer, late summer, early fall, mid-fall
Difficulty Level Medium

Planting and care

  • Remove old and spent leaves to prevent fungus infections
  • When re-potting see that the crown of the plant is above the level of the soil
  • Generally, African Daisies do not need insecticides or fungicides
  • If a problem arises treat them with an insecticidal soap and /or fungicide
  • Mulching is done around but not on top of the plants with 3 inches of organic compost
  • Water the African Daisy wild flowers well weekly until soil is completely moist

Osteospermum care

  • Sow seeds of Passion Mixed from February to May at 18-20c (64-68F) on a good free draining damp seed compost
  • A fine sprinkling of vermiculite must be applied, but do not cover the seed completely
  • Place in a propagator or seal the container inside a polythene bag until after germination (up to 14 days)
  • Do not exclude light, as this helps germination
  • When the seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant them into 7
  • 5cm (3 inch) pots
  • Then grow on in cooler conditions before planting out after all risk of frost has past
  • Plant 30cm (12 inches) apart
Sunlight Full Sun
Watering Keep soil moist
Soil Requires well-drained soil
Temperature 60 F to 65 F
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.
Harvest Season Most Osteospermum varieties are hybrids and will not grow true from saved seed.

Osteospermum special feature

Osteospermum tolerates a wide range of soil types and occupies areas with 500 to 1500 mm annual rainfall.

Osteospermum uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • Is edible but no Culinary uses nutritional value

Frequently Asked Questions

How tall do osteospermum grow?

On average osteospermum grows 8 and 12 inches tall

What color are osteospermum?

A osteospermum plant bears flowers of color yellow, blue, violet, white, pink

How hard is osteospermum to grow?

A osteospermum is Medium

How much sunlight does a osteospermum need?

A osteospermum prefers Full Sun

How much water does a osteospermum need?

A osteospermum prefers watering Keep soil moist

What kind of soil does a osteospermum need?

Requires well-drained soil

What temperature does a osteospermum like?

60 F to 65 F

How should I fertilize my osteospermum?

Apply any organic fertilizer.

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