Osteospermum ‘Lemon Symphony’ African Daisy

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Osteospermum ‘Lemon Symphony’ is a stunning variety of African daisy that produces bright yellow flowers with purple centers. This perennial plant is easy to grow and care for and adds a cheerful touch to any garden or container.

Botanical Name
Osteospermum ‘Lemon Symphony’
Plant Type
Perennial herbaceous plant
Family
Asteraceae (Daisy family)
Height
Typically grows to a height of 12 to 18 inches (30 to 45 cm)
Foliage
Silvery-green, lance-shaped leaves
Bloom Time
Blooms profusely from spring to fall
Climate
Thrives in temperate and subtropical climates
Sun Exposure
Prefers full sun for optimal flowering
Soil Requirements
Well-draining soil with moderate fertility
Hardiness Zones
Suitable for zones 9 to 11
Flowering
Yellow petals with purple centers, daisy-like shape, 2 to 3 inches in diameter
Special Features
Attracts pollinators, including bees and butterflies
Toxicity
Non-toxic to humans and pets
  • The Osteospermum ‘Lemon Symphony’ showcases large, daisy-like flowers with prominent yellow petals surrounding a dark central disc.
  • Its silvery foliage adds an elegant contrast to the bright blooms.
  • Propagation can be achieved through seeds or stem cuttings.
  • As a garden ornamental, the Lemon Symphony African Daisy brings cheerful color to borders, containers, and rock gardens. Its long-lasting blooms make it a favorite among garden enthusiasts.
  • Drought-tolerant, deer-resistant, attracts butterflies and bees.
  • The African Daisy is drought-tolerant, making it suitable for xeriscaping and water-wise gardening. It contributes to pollinator-friendly landscapes, supporting local ecosystems.
  • While generally hardy, watch out for aphids, spider mites, and powdery mildew.

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