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African Daisy-Purple

African Daisy-Purple

Regular price $6.30 USD
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Plant Type: perennial
Plant Height: 12-24 inches
Spread: 12-24 inches
Flower Color: purple
Sun Exposure: Full Sun


The African Daisy, specifically in the 'Purple' variety (Osteospermum spp. 'Purple'), is a striking and vibrant perennial plant known for its daisy-like flowers and resilience in various growing conditions. Native to southern Africa, Osteospermum has become a popular choice in gardens worldwide for its colorful blooms and long flowering period. The 'Purple' variety offers a rich, deep purple hue that adds a splash of color to garden beds, containers, and borders.

Growing to about 12 to 24 inches in both height and spread, African Daisy-Purple forms a bushy, mounded shape that is covered in flowers from late spring to fall. Its spoon-shaped petals surround a dark, central disc, creating a striking contrast that is particularly eye-catching. The green, lanceolate leaves provide a lush backdrop for the blooms, enhancing their visual appeal.

Adapted to full sun, the African Daisy-Purple thrives in well-draining soil and is relatively drought-tolerant once established, making it a great choice for sunny spots in the garden. While it is a perennial in its native habitat and in warmer climates, it is often grown as an annual in regions where frost occurs, as it is not frost-tolerant.

In landscaping, the African Daisy-Purple is often used for its ornamental beauty in a variety of settings, including mixed borders, rock gardens, and as a standout container plant. Its ability to bloom profusely with minimal care makes it a favorite among gardeners looking for impactful, low-maintenance additions to their outdoor spaces.

Overall, the African Daisy-Purple is a low-maintenance, vibrant plant ideal for adding color, texture, and interest to sunny areas of the garden. Its adaptability to a range of growing conditions and long blooming season make it a popular choice for gardeners seeking to create beautiful, sustainable, and dynamic garden displays.

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