African daisy (Osteospermum jucundum)
Dimorphotheca jucunda, Osteospermum barberae
O. jucundum ~ O. jucundum is a perennial with aromatic grey-green leaves and daisy-like, white flowers, flushed purple with darker purple eyes in summer and autumn.
Requires well-drained soil in full sun to flower well. In areas prone to frost, overwinter cuttings under glass.
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Gravel
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Exposed or Sheltered
Tender in frost (H3)
Cut back in spring.
Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings
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