Sunset Shades Osteospermum
Osteospermum ecklonis. Capture the sunset all season long. Lavish flowers in tranquil shades of yellow, orange, deep red and salmon. Compact and tight habit for containers or landscape. Weather resistance keeps this plant glowing from early summer to frost. Height 10-14". Approx. 10 seeds/pkg.
Also known as African daisy. Should be started inside 6-8 weeks before last frost. Lightly cover seeds, provide light and germinate at 65-70°. Seed should sprout within 10-15 days Transplant outside after last frost date, although Osteospermum is somewhat cold tolerant. Plant 10 inches apart in a full sun location
Well-drained soil is required. If you have heavy clay soil, plants will perform well in pots of soilless mix. Generally pest free and drought tolerant. Grows 18-20 inches high.