PURPLE MOUNTAIN® sun daisy

Osteospermum barberiae var. compactum 'P005S'

Purple Mountain sun daisy, Osteospermum barberiae var. compactum \'P005S\', Plant Select
Purple Mountain sun daisy, Osteospermum barberiae var. compactum \'P005S\', Plant Select
Bright purple daisies completely cover the trim mat of rich green leaves from late April to midsummer. With deadheading, it blooms sparingly until frost. A dazzling wild flower from the summits of the Drakensberg Mountains in South Africa. Perennial.

Tips from the pros: Not well suited to areas that are frequently irrigated, in poorly drained soils, and in soils highly amended with organic materials. Deadhead spent flowers periodically to keep plants attractive.
Plant Type Perennial
Height 12-14 inches
Width 12-14 inches
Flowering Season April to midsummer
Flower Color Purple
Sun Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Moderate to dry
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 4b-9
Soil Type Clay, loam, sandy
Deer Resistant No
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native No
Year Introduced 1998