Osteospermum Dimorphotheca Mixed - Seeds
1 packet contains 50 seeds of Osteospermum Dimorphotheca Mixed - Seeds
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Description for Osteospermum Dimorphotheca Mixed
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.
Common name(s): African Daisy, Cape Marigold
Flower colours: yellow, blue, violet, white, pink
Bloom time: Mid-summer, late summer, early fall, mid-fall
Max reacahble height: 8 and 12 inches tall
Difficulty to grow:: Medium
Planting and 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
Soil: Requires well-drained soil
Water: Keep soil moist
Temperature: 60 F to 65 F
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer.
Caring for Osteospermum Dimorphotheca Mixed
- 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.
Most Osteospermum varieties are hybrids and will not grow true from saved seed.
Typical uses of Osteospermum Dimorphotheca Mixed
Special features: Osteospermum tolerates a wide range of soil types and occupies areas with 500 to 1500 mm annual rainfall.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: Is edible but no Culinary uses nutritional value.
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5 / 5 Vishwa 28 December 2017
How can I order this product
5 / 5 Priscilla J John 01 September 2017
Beautiful flowering plant
5 / 5 Shruti Panda 08 August 2017
Is this a fregrance flowering plant.
4 / 5 Laxmi Indira 28 July 2017
can we collect seeds of this plant to regrow.
5 / 5 supriya 21 July 2017
cute flowers in this plant.
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