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Growing African Daisies

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African daisies are a beautiful addition to any flower bed. Use these helpful tips to grow african daises in your yard. This is a guide about growing african daisies.
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January 28, 2006

Botanical Name:

Osteospermum jucundum

Life Cycle:

Annual, tender perennial

Planting Time:

Spring or summer

Height:

12 inches to 18 inches

Exposure:

Full sun to partial shade

Soil:

Rich, well-drained soil

Hardiness:

zones 9 to 11

Bloom Time:

Early spring into summer

Flower:

Variety of colors

Foliage:

Green

Propagation:

Seeds, division in early spring, basil cuttings in summer.

Suggested Use:

Beds, borders, cut flowers

Growing Hints:

African Daisies thrive at temperatures of 75ºF. They will suffer damage if grown below temperatures of 41ºF. Although plants will grow in partial shade they tend to flower more poorly.
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Interesting Facts:

Also commonly called Gerbera daisies, Transvaal daisies or Barberton daisies, the genus contains over 70 species distributed from Africa to Madagascar into tropical Asia and South America. African daisies come in a large variety of colors and are widely used commercially for cut flowers due to their long vase life.
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