Osteospermum fruticosum

Trailing African Daisy, Freeway Daisy, Dimorphotheca fruticosa

While one of the most popular of these South African natives is a trailing perennial, the majority of these are evergreen subshrubs used in borders and mass plantings. All are prized for their masses of long-blooming, daisylike flowers. Long-stemmed blooms close at night and on overcast days. Drought-tolerant once established. Pinch growing tips to keep plant neat and encourage bushy growth.
Osteospermum fruticosum, Trailing African Daisy, Freeway Daisy, Dimorphotheca fruticosa
Rapid-spreading, fire-resistant perennial. Good flowery ground or bank cover. Branches take root to hold soil. Lilac flowers fade to white. Tolerates coastal conditions. An annual in colder zones.

Attributes - Osteospermum fruticosum

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Early Winter through Mid Spring

Flower Color: Purple, White

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 6 in. to 2 ft.

Width: 6 in.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Hot Climates.

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