African daisy, Dimorphotheca jucunda, Osteospermum barberae
O. jucundum – O. jucundum is a perennial with aromatic grey-green leaves and daisy-like, white flowers, flushed purple with darker purple eyes in summer and autumn.
Clump-forming, Cushion or Mound Forming, Erect
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
White, Flushed purple in Summer; White, Flushed purple in Autumn
Grey-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Cut back in spring.
Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings
WHERE TO GROW
Osteospermum jucundum (African daisy) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.
Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Gravel
Requires well-drained soil in full sun to flower well. Dislikes cold, wet soil, especially in winter. In areas prone to frost, overwinter cuttings under glass.
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy