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Osteospermum (Hardy) Collection

Chirpy tough little chaps who will open to greet the sun into your garden all summer long.
Just as beautiful as their tender cousins but they do not have to be replaced each year! Drought tolerant and great for weed suppressing ground cover. Happy in borders and containers. Prefers well-drained soil in sun. 
Height 30-40 cm (12-16”). Spread 45-75 cm (18-30”). Hardy perennials. Supplied as young plants.
This Collection comprises of: 
Cannington Roy
Lady Leitrim
Tresco Purple
Flower Colour
Pink, White

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Cottage Garden, Small Gardens

Drought Tolerant, Great Ground Cover, Suitable for Container

Hardy Perennial


April onwards

Flowering Time
Autumn, Long Flowering, Summer

Full Sun

45-75cm (18-30)

30-40cm (12-16)

Hardy Osteospermum


Well drained.


Full sun




May to September

Additional Information

Water Osteospermum regularly to prevent your plants from drying out, taking care not to overwater the soil as this will cause detriment to the root system. For your plants to thrive, you may wish to feed Osteospermum on a weekly basis with a general fertiliser as this will promote flowering. It is possible to dead head wilted flowers as this will prolong flowering ? this will also neaten your plant when it has finished blooming. As Osteospermum are not hardy, it is beneficial to provide your plant with winter protection.

Delivery Date: 18 May 2018 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.

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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
Kind wishes"
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