African Daisy (Dimorphotheca barberae 'Purple Mountain')

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Dimorphotheca barberae Accepted
Osteospermum barberiae var. compactum Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: 60 to 85 degrees
Days to germinate: 7 to 21
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 1998 Plant Select Winner

Zone 3 hardy; this plant has been wintering over outdoors since p

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