African Daisy (Osteospermum ecklonis Zion™ Shadow Red)

Trade name information:
Series: Zion™
Trade Name: Shadow Red
Cultivar name: 'KLEOE08160'
Common names:
Give a thumbs up African Daisy
Give a thumbs up Cape Daisy

Also sold as:
Osteospermum ecklonis 'Zion Shadow Red'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: 60 to 85
Days to germinate: 7 to 21
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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