Osteospermum ‘Serenity Pink Magic’ African Daisy

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Osteospermum ‘Serenity Pink Magic’ African Daisy is a hybrid cultivar of Osteospermum, a genus of flowering plants native to Africa. It has attractive pink flowers that change shades depending on the temperature and light conditions.

Botanical Name
Osteospermum ‘Serenity Pink Magic’
Plant Type
Perennial
Family
Asteraceae (Daisy family)
Height
Typically grows to around 12–18 inches (30–45 cm)
Foliage
Silvery-green, lance-shaped leaves
Bloom Time
Spring through fall
Climate
Thrives in temperate and subtropical regions
Sun Exposure
Full sun for optimal flowering
Soil Requirements
Well-drained, fertile, slightly acidic to neutral
Hardiness Zones
Suitable for zones 9–11
Flowers
Large, daisy-like blooms with vibrant pink petals and a contrasting dark center
  • The leaves are dark green, glossy, and lance-shaped, with serrated margins. They are arranged alternately along the stems.
  • Ray florets (outer petals) are pink, while the central disc florets are dark brown.
  • Flat, open-faced flowers with a cheerful appearance.
  • Easily propagated from stem cuttings or by division.
  • Excellent choice for adding color and interest to borders, beds, containers, rock gardens, and cottage gardens.
  • Drought-tolerant, heat-tolerant, deer-resistant, and attracts butterflies and bees. Provides nectar for pollinators, contributing to biodiversity.
  • Watch for aphids, powdery mildew, and root rot.

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