Osteospermum muricatum subsp. muricatum

Water Needs

low water wise

Osteospermum muricatum subsp. muricatum
Perennial
Bietou

50 – 60 cm

Size

Light Conditions

sun

Frost

hardy

Flowers

yellow; spring

grassland; sun; rockery; dry soils; sandy soils; wildlife insects butterflies

Garden Situation

Habitat

grassland; rocky places

Region

highveld; bushveld savanna; thicket; subtropical east coast; karoo; succulent karoo; western cape

Rain Season

summer; winter

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Description

Osteospermum muricatum subsp. muricatum, is an evergreen perennial whose yellow flowers makes its appearance during spring, and flowers throughout summer. The grey-green, aromatic leaves of this evergreen perennial, with its miniature, yellow, daisy-like flowers, form a beautiful contrast with the grasses. Plants form compact bushy shrublets between 50 and 60cm high in full sun. Fast-growing and water wise, this little daisy is a lovely plant for wild grassland displays.

Osteospermum muricatum subsp. muricatum
Osteospermum muricatum subsp. muricatum