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Osteospermum Serenity 'Dark Purple' Jumbo Plug Plants

Deep and dark as a summer sky

The Highlights

    • Large, deep magenta flower heads with striking yellow and black centres
    • These dramatic upright flowers make an eyecatching container display but are equally at home in a mixed border
    • Fabulous blooms all the way from May to September

Osteospermum Serenity 'Dark Purple' Jumbo Plug Plants

Deep and dark as a summer sky
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The Highlights

    • Large, deep magenta flower heads with striking yellow and black centres
    • These dramatic upright flowers make an eyecatching container display but are equally at home in a mixed border
    • Fabulous blooms all the way from May to September

Know Your Plant

Supplied as:

5 Jumbo Plug Plants
Plug plants are small seedlings that allows you to skip the germination process involved in having to sow from seed.
12 Jumbo Plug Plants
Plug plants are small seedlings that allows you to skip the germination process involved in having to sow from seed.

Height on arrival:

10-15cm
Your plants will arrive at a height of approx 10-15cm
10-15cm
Your plants will arrive at a height of approx 10-15cm

Eventual height:

25-35cm
25-35cm

Eventual spread:

35-50cm
Your plants will spread approx 35-50cm

Time to first crop:

Flower colour:

Purple

Habit:

Bushy
These plants form a compact bush shape with large flowers emerging on short upright stems from the foliage.

Hardiness:

Somewhat hardy
Plant out after the last frost and they should do well throughout the growing season and into autumn. After this, if you have planted the Osteospermum in a pot, you can move it indoors into a sunny spot, where it will last through the winter. Move it back outside the following spring after the last frost.

Rootstock:

Spacing:

20-40cm
In a basket or pot you can space your plants 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.
20-40cm
In a basket or pot you can space your plants 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.

Care Guide

Good pest and disease resistance

One issue Osteospermums can have is with aphids.Check the leaves regularly for any possible infestation

Water regularly

Water to keep the soil consistently moist. During hot

Full sun

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

Any well-drained soil

Osteospermums can tolerate poorer soils so potting compost is not necessary

Feed regularly

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

Prune regularly

Deadhead the plant often to encourage new blooms.

For more care tips and ideas visit our Knowledge page

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