Trailing African Daisy, Shrubby Daisy, Freeway Daisy, Blue Eyed Daisy
Osteospermum fruticosum 'Wildside'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Osteospermum (oss-tee-oh-SPUR-mum) (Info)
Species: fruticosum (froo-tih-KOH-sum) (Info)
Cultivar: Wildside
Additional cultivar information:(PP10603; Sunscape series)

Category:

Annuals

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 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:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Violet/Lavender

Purple

Dark Purple/Black

Bloom Time:

Mid Fall

Late Fall/Early Winter

Blooms all year

Foliage:

Blue-Green

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Citrus Heights, California

San Leandro, California

Stockton, California

Valley Center, California

Castle Rock, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Dec 15, 2004, hanna1 from Castro Valley, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

It has bloomed for me all year, I've had to trim it back, still going strong in mid-December. Deep pink/mauve almost purple flowers, bloom abundantly.