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African Daisy - OSTEOSPERMUM 'Tresco Purple'

African Daisy - OSTEOSPERMUM 'Tresco Purple'

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Experience the vibrant beauty of the African Daisy 'Tresco Purple' (Osteospermum), a captivating and resilient perennial that brings a burst of rich colour to your British garden. Known for its striking purple blooms and silvery-green foliage, this low-maintenance gem adds a touch of exotic elegance to borders, containers, and rockeries. Embrace the charm of the African Daisy and infuse your outdoor space with a tapestry of mesmerizing hues.

The 'Tresco Purple' variety of Osteospermum is celebrated for its prolific flowering, with daisy-like blooms that unfurl in abundance during the spring and summer months. The vivid purple petals with contrasting yellow centres create a visually stunning display. This compact and bushy perennial thrives in full sun, making it a perfect choice for British gardens seeking a splash of colour and charm.

• Botanical Name: Osteospermum 'Tresco Purple'
• Common Name: African Daisy
• Hardiness Zone: 9-11 (often grown as an annual or container plant in cooler climates)
• Mature Height: 20-30 cm (8-12 inches)
• Mature Spread: 30-45 cm (12-18 inches)
• Exposure: Full sun
• Bloom Time: Late spring to early autumn
• Bloom Colour: Purple with yellow centres
• Foliage: Silvery-green, evergreen
• Growth Habit: Compact, bushy
• Growth Rate: Moderate
• Soil Requirements: Well-draining, fertile soil
• Watering Needs: Moderate; allow soil to dry between waterings.
• Maintenance: Low; deadhead spent blooms for continuous flowering
• Uses: Borders, containers, rockeries
• Special Features: Prolific flowering, heat-tolerant, attracts pollinators.

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