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A picture of a Africa daisy

Africa daisy

Osteospermum astra 'Purple Spoon'

Also known as

Cape daisy

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Light watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

45cm

Max

30cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Africa daisy Overview

A distinctive Osteospermum with magenta to purple blooms. These have radial spoon-shaped petals and darker bluish purple centres. The toothed, mid-green leaves are slightly aromatic. Flowers from May to October.

Common problems with Africa daisy

How to propagate Africa daisy

Cuttings

You can propagate from cuttings of non-flowering shoots in mid-summer.