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African Daisy, Dwarf - OSTEOSPERMUM jucundum compactum

African Daisy, Dwarf - OSTEOSPERMUM jucundum compactum

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Dwarf African Daisy (Osteospermum jucundum compactum), a burst of vibrant beauty that brings a kaleidoscope of colour to your British garden. This compact and delightful perennial is a charming addition, offering an abundance of daisy-like blooms that showcase a spectrum of hues. Ideal for borders, containers, or rockeries, the Dwarf African Daisy is a versatile and easy-to-care-for gem that adds a touch of cheerfulness to any outdoor space.

The compact nature of Osteospermum jucundum compactum makes it a perfect choice for smaller gardens or those looking to infuse colour into tight spaces. The daisy-like flowers, in shades of purple, pink, or white, bloom profusely from spring to early autumn, creating a stunning carpet of colour. With its drought-tolerant nature and resilience, this African Daisy is well-suited for the British climate.

• Botanical Name: Osteospermum jucundum compactum
• Common Name: Dwarf African Daisy
• Hardiness Zone: 9-11 (often grown as an annual in cooler climates)
• Mature Height: 20-30 cm (8-12 inches)
• Mature Spread: 30-45 cm (12-18 inches)
• Exposure: Full sun to partial shade
• Bloom Time: Spring to early autumn
• Bloom Colour: Shades of purple, pink, or white
• Foliage: Green, finely lobed
• Growth Habit: Compact, mounding
• Growth Rate: Moderate
• Soil Requirements: Well-draining, average soil
• Watering Needs: Low to moderate; allow soil to dry between waterings.
• Maintenance: Low; deadhead spent blooms to promote continuous flowering
• Uses: Borders, containers, rockeries
• Special Features: Drought-tolerant, vibrant blooms, compact size

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