Osteospermum jucundum var. compactum is one of the easiest ground cover plants you can grow and it’s hardy too, so you can enjoy it year after year. Once established this versatile, resilient perennial is happy in hot, dry, neglected conditions, and it is particularly useful for tricky coastal sites.
Fully hardy, drought tolerant plants – flowers for months! Produces weed-suppressing mats of foliage topped with a profusion of daisy-like blooms. Flowers June-October. Supplied in 2 litre pots. Available in three varieties: jucundum compactum – vibrant pink flowers .
Perennial African Daisies – Plants bloom heavily in spring and fall, and intermittently throughout the hottest months if deadheaded. “Langtrees” displays purple-pink rays and sunny yellow centers. Cold-tolerant "Purple Mountain”.
Lathyrus Latifolius Plant – White White flowers in May; male and female plants required for fruit set. White flowers through summer; good fall color. Lathyrus latifolius, perennial pea. Multi-colored flowers with small green pods. A perennial cousin to the annual Sweet Pea with large clusters of showy flowers ranging from white to pink, rose and lavender-mauve. Unfortunately, these are. 2
Osteospermum jucundum compactum. This hardy variety is reasonably early flowering and compact in outdoor conditions. Florets age from mauve-pink to magenta-purple.
Versatile and resilient, hardy Osteospermum jucundum var. compactum will thrive in hot, dry, neglected conditions, yet remains one of longest-flowering plants in the garden! Expect vibrant summer colour and weed suppressing ground cover from this easy to grow, sun loving Cape Daisy.
One of the best hardy cape daisies available, this delightful osteospermum with mauve-purple flowers will brighten any garden at the front of a well drain border, in planters or simply planted en-mass. The daisy flowers open each morning to greet the sun, and flower from May until the first frosts.
There are several good varieties of osteospermum to choose from, but Osteospermum jucundum var. compactum is particularly garden worthy. Plants have narrow, green foliage, which quickly spreads to provide attractive, weed-suppressing groundcover. The cheerful purple flowers are produced throughout summer and into autumn.