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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)

12 members have or want this plant for trade.

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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


Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall


Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral kandra 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.


Positive hanna1 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.


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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