African Daisy (Osteospermum 'Avalanche')

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
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP22,705 (2012)
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2011 Plant Select Winner
Parentage: Dimorphotheca jucunda x Osteospermum barberiae


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Posted by dirtdorphins on Jun 16, 2014 8:53 PM

Fantastic plant! I planted three last spring; they bloomed fairly consistently all summer. Two (pictured above), in well-drained soil, survived the winter whereas the third, in poorly-drained soil, did not. Zn5b

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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Apr 13, 2014 9:38 AM

This perennial white sun daisy is reputedly hardy from Z 4 - 9. A 2011 Plant Select Winner.

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