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African Daisy Osteospermum  Purple Sun
African Daisy Osteospermum  Purple Sun
African Daisy Osteospermum  Purple Sun
African Daisy Osteospermum  Purple Sun
African Daisy Osteospermum  Purple Sun
African Daisy Osteospermum  Purple Sun
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African Daisy Osteospermum ' Purple Sun'

Fill your garden with fiery colour
  • A gorgeous combination of apricot and lilac, just like the colours of glowing embers
  • The daisy-like flowers of Osteospermums are produced in profusion for months on end
  • Ideal for containers and borders, their abundant heads of bloom will fill your pots
  • Easy to grow and needing very little in the way of aftercare
  • 6 x plug plants, ready to pot up and grow on

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A gorgeous combination of apricot and lilac, just like the colours of a twilight sky in summer, the daisy-like flowers of Osteospermum 'Purple Sun' will fill your garden with fiery colour.

From spring to autumn, the uniform, compact plants make the perfect variety for garden borders, mass plantings and other container displays where their abundant heads of bloom will fill your pots much more than traditional varieties and will attract bees and butterflies into your garden.

The wonderful combination of colours are the perfect summer combination and their daisy-like blooms are produced in profusion. Ideal for containers and borders, osteos are sun lovers and grow best in moist, well-drained soil.

Easy to grow 'Purple Sun' will tolerate light frost as well as heat and drought and need very little in the way of aftercare. Your plants are sent as 6 x plug plants, ready to pot up and grow on.

What Is Supplied

Item 400882 supplied as:
Your plants are sent as 6 x plug plants, ready to pot up and grow on. Plants will reach 30cm x 50cm

Plant Care Information

Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Protect From Frost
Protect From Frost
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
Wildlife Friendly

Top Tips

Deadhead regularly for more blooms

Care Information

  • Unpack plugs immediately and stand them in water for an hour.
  • If you canít do this, they can sit in their mini greenhouse for a week if upright and not too wet.
  • Plugs may be slightly dry or yellow after being in a dark box in the post, but theyíll quickly recover.
  • Put them somewhere warm, light and airy such as a windowsill or greenhouse.
  • When potting on, handle plugs carefully. Pot on using our 9cm pots in Shuttle Trays, using good multi-purpose compost.
  • Give your plants a good water initially, then only when the top compost starts to dry. They donít like to be left in standing water.
  • Plant approx. 20cm (8in) apart to allow them room to grow.
  • Feed using a high-potash feed such as Blooming Fast Superior Soluble Fertiliser for Flowers & Fruits, to encourage flowering.
  • Dead head when flowers fade to encourage more flowers.
  • Remember that plants are frost tender and should be protected from frost at all times.
  • Best treated as an annual or alternatively grow in pots which you can move indoors in autumn.

Planting/Flowering Calendar

Best Time To Plant
When Your Plant Will Flower
When Your Plant Will Fruit
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
30 cm
50 cm
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