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Asti Series osteospermum seeds promise a stunning and exotic African twist to the more traditional daisies commonly grown in the United States. Asti Series osteospermum seeds grow tidy 18 – 24” mounding shrubs covered in familiar 2½” daisy-like blooms ideal for indoor planters or lining a flower bed, walkway, or fencing. Osteospermum Asti Series seeds are native to the challenging deserts of Africa and the Arabian peninsula and are perfectly suited for similar arid home gardens. 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Do not overwater because osteospermum is native to African deserts and performs well in dry and poor soils. Cut back spent foliage, leaves, and blooms after flowering to prolong vitality into the fall. Osteospermum has no serious pests or diseases but monitor regularly for aphids and white flies.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e White or Mix\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAsti Series osteospermum is easy to grow from seed and recommended for direct sowing outdoors after the frost. For earliest blooms, begin seeds indoors 8 – 10 weeks prior. If transplanting indoors, be sure to place Asti Series in a cool, shaded spot inside. For direct sowing, plant Asti Series osteospermum seeds ¼” deep and 16 – 20” apart in loose, moderately fertile, evenly moist, and well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Asti Series osteospermum can be susceptible to downy and powdery mildew if not properly drained or ventilated. Do not overwater because osteospermum is native to African deserts and performs well in dry and poor soils. Cut back spent foliage, leaves, and blooms after flowering to prolong vitality into the fall. Osteospermum has no serious pests or diseases, but monitor regularly for aphids. Asti Series osteospermum seeds mature in 84 – 90 days as 18 – 24” tall mounding shrubs with a 16 – 20” spread covered in 2½” daisy-like blooms.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAsti Series osteospermum is a 1999, 2008, and 2014 All-American Selections Bedding Plant Winner and noted by AAS judges as being a “preferred summer annual” for its “large blooms, thick fleshy leaves, and drought tolerance.” \u003cem\u003eOsteospermum ecklonis\u003c\/em\u003e is a member of the \u003cem\u003eAsteraceae\u003c\/em\u003e family, or the daisy and sunflower family, and shares similar features with both varieties of flower.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e"}
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Osteospermum Seeds - Asti Series™

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84 – 90 days. Asti Series osteospermum seeds promise a stunning and exotic African twist to the more traditional daisies commonly grown in the United States. Asti Series osteospermum seeds grow tidy 18 – 24” mounding shrubs covered in familiar 2½” daisy-like blooms ideal for indoor planters or lining a flower bed, walkway, or fencing. Osteospermum Asti Series seeds are native to the challenging deserts of Africa and the Arabian peninsula and are perfectly suited for similar arid home gardens. Asti Series osteospermum seeds boast some of summer's most recognizable blooms and are a floral shop favorite for invigorating tired fresh cut arrangements. 100 seeds.

Growing Asti Series Osteospermum Garden Seeds


  • Taxonomy: Osteospermum ecklonis
  • Other Names: African Daisy, South African Daisy, Cape Daisy, Blue-Eyed Daisy
  • Seed Type: Annual
  • Sow Indoors or Outdoors: Asti Series osteospermum is easy to grow from seed and recommended for direct sowing outdoors after the frost. For earliest blooms, begin seeds indoors 8 – 10 weeks prior. If transplanting indoors, be sure to place Asti Series in a cool, shaded spot inside.
  • Days to Maturity: 84 – 90 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 8 – 11
  • Planting Depth: ¼”
  • Plant Spacing: 16 – 20”
  • Growth Habit: 18 – 24” tall mounding shrub with a 16 – 20” spread covered in 2½” daisy-like blooms
  • Soil Preference: Loose, moderately fertile, evenly moist, well-drained
  • Light Preference: Full sun – partial shade
  • Diseases/Pests/Troubleshooting: Asti Series osteospermum can be susceptible to downy and powdery mildew if not properly drained or ventilated. Do not overwater because osteospermum is native to African deserts and performs well in dry and poor soils. Cut back spent foliage, leaves, and blooms after flowering to prolong vitality into the fall. Osteospermum has no serious pests or diseases but monitor regularly for aphids and white flies.
  • Color: White or Mix

Asti Series osteospermum is easy to grow from seed and recommended for direct sowing outdoors after the frost. For earliest blooms, begin seeds indoors 8 – 10 weeks prior. If transplanting indoors, be sure to place Asti Series in a cool, shaded spot inside. For direct sowing, plant Asti Series osteospermum seeds ¼” deep and 16 – 20” apart in loose, moderately fertile, evenly moist, and well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Asti Series osteospermum can be susceptible to downy and powdery mildew if not properly drained or ventilated. Do not overwater because osteospermum is native to African deserts and performs well in dry and poor soils. Cut back spent foliage, leaves, and blooms after flowering to prolong vitality into the fall. Osteospermum has no serious pests or diseases, but monitor regularly for aphids. Asti Series osteospermum seeds mature in 84 – 90 days as 18 – 24” tall mounding shrubs with a 16 – 20” spread covered in 2½” daisy-like blooms.

Asti Series osteospermum is a 1999, 2008, and 2014 All-American Selections Bedding Plant Winner and noted by AAS judges as being a “preferred summer annual” for its “large blooms, thick fleshy leaves, and drought tolerance.” Osteospermum ecklonis is a member of the Asteraceae family, or the daisy and sunflower family, and shares similar features with both varieties of flower.

 

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