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

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Osteospermum (oss-tee-oh-SPUR-mum) (Info)
Species: fruticosum (froo-tih-KOH-sum) (Info)
Cultivar: Brightside
Additional cultivar information:(PP10596; Sunscape series)

Category:

Annuals

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 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:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:

Evergreen

Blue-Green

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

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

Regional

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

Citrus Heights, California

Valley Center, California

Gardeners' Notes:

0
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Jun 28, 2004, pokerboy from Canberra
Australia (Zone 8b) wrote:

I bought one of these plants last spring and it grew and grew and grew!!! It gave me some flowers but not as many as I suspected. I don't understand why though. I give it regular deep soakings in summer and the soil is loamy 5cm down and clay for around another 30cm deep. Could this be the problem? I am sure it is the soil and not the plant. This is why I am rating it as neutral. pokerboy.