African Daisy, Cape Daisy
Osteospermum 'Nasinga Purple'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Osteospermum (oss-tee-oh-SPUR-mum) (Info)
Cultivar: Nasinga Purple
Additional cultivar information:(Nasinga Series)

Category:

Annuals

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Purple

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Evergreen

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Castro Valley, California

Clayton, California

Oceanside, California

Ukiah, California

Valley Center, California

Hinsdale, Massachusetts

Reading, Massachusetts

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Kure Beach, North Carolina

Richmond, Texas

Kalama, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
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RatingContent
Neutral

On Nov 25, 2009, kandra from Spotsylvania, VA wrote:

I would like to purchase or trade for a Purple Spoon Daisy plant. I have successfully rooted a cutting from a white blossom, but I want the purple Nasinga.

Kandra

Positive

On Feb 1, 2005, hanna1 from Castro Valley, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Mine flower year round and do great in zone 9, full bloom at this time.