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Osteospermum hybrid /Cape Daisy

Osteospermum hybrid  / Osteospermum hybrid
Mass of striking orange colored flowers
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Mass of striking orange colored flowers

Clump of the cape daisy in full bloom in spring

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Scientific Name: Osteospermum hybrid
Common Name: Cape Daisy
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Orange
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: This species of annual will grow in hot, sunny landscapes. Will flower well for several months and deadheading increases numbers of blossoms. It is suited to beds, rock gardens and as a cut flower. It is deer resistant and attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.