Osteospermum muricatum subsp. muricatum
low water wise
50 – 60 cm
grassland; sun; rockery; dry soils; sandy soils; wildlife insects butterflies
grassland; rocky places
highveld; bushveld savanna; thicket; subtropical east coast; karoo; succulent karoo; western cape
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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.