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Osteospermum 'Purple Sun' 1L Pot Perennial Plants
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Osteospermum 'Purple Sun' 1L Pot Perennial Plants
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Osteospermum 'Purple Sun' 1L Pot Perennial Plants
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Osteospermum 'Purple Sun' 1L Pot

Osteospermum

SKU: pb0367

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Showstopping two-toned blooms
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The Highlights

    • Beautiful two-toned Orange and Magenta flowers with a hint of Blue
    • Flowers from June to September
    • Bright and bold big flowers that will look amazing in a garden border
    • Incredibly easy to grow and take care of
    • Compact, bushy habit make them perfect for pots
    • Move indoors during winter to keep the plant year after year

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Care Guide

Good pest and disease resistance

One issue Osteospermums can have is with Aphids: check the leaves regularly for any possible infestation. If you see some, try to pick the bugs off and spray the infected area with some soapy water. You can also plant a companion plant nearby, such as Marigolds, which will attract predatory insects such as ladybirds that will eat the aphids.MORE

Water regularly

Water to keep the soil consistently moist. During hot, dry spells, this can require you to water the plant every day, especially if the plant is in a hanging basket or pot.MORE

Full Sun

Osteospermums should be planted somewhere they receive around 6-8 hours of direct sunlight every day.MORE

Moderately fertile, well-drained soil

Osteospermums can tolerate poorer soils so potting compost is not necessary but the soil should be well-draining.MORE

Feed regularly

Feed every two weeks during the growing period with a general purpose plant food. MORE

Prune often

Deadhead the plant often to encourage new blooms.MORE

Know Your Plant

Supplied as:

1 Litre Pot

Height on arrival:

Eventual height:

30-45cm

Eventual spread:

50cm

Time to first crop:

Flower colour:

Apricot Yellow, Magenta Purple

Habit:

Bushy
This plant forms a small compact bush from which tall, upright flower stems will rise.

Hardiness:

Half Hardy
Plant out after the last frost and they should do well throughout the growing season and into Autumn. If you have planted the Osteospermum in a pot, you can move the plant indoors in a sunny spot. It will last through the winter into the following spring when you can move it back outside after the last frost.

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Spacing:

20-40cm
In a basket or pot you can space your Osteospermums 20cm apart, which should roughly allow you to fit 3 plants to a 30cm pot/basket. If you are planting in a bed you can plant up to 40cm apart for the plants to grow up to a larger size.