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African Daisy, Cape Daisy
Osteospermum 'Peach Symphony'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Osteospermum (oss-tee-oh-SPUR-mum) (Info)
Cultivar: Peach Symphony

Category:

Annuals

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

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

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Evergreen

Blue-Green

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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:

Tempe, Arizona

Citrus Heights, California

Martinez, California

San Leandro, California

Winter Springs, Florida

Brazoria, Texas

Kalama, Washington

Black Earth, Wisconsin

Muscoda, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jan 26, 2011, sunkissed from Winter Springs, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

Just an annual in Central FL. However these are the first to go into my flower pots in the early spring, can tolerate pretty cool temperatures. They last quite a long time, I cut them back and get a second blooming in mid summer. After July they die out, the sun just gets too hot and the rain too much. But well worth their beauty in the spring.