Osteospermum 'Voltage Yellow' flowers
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Height: 16 inches
Spread: 24 inches
Hardiness Zone: (annual)
Group/Class: Voltage Series
Voltage Yellow African Daisy is smothered in stunning yellow daisy flowers at the ends of the stems from early summer to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It's spiny narrow leaves remain green in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Voltage Yellow African Daisy is an herbaceous annual bedding plant with a mounded form. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.
This annual bedding plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep. Trim off the flower heads after they fade and die to encourage more blooms late into the season. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Voltage Yellow African Daisy is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Container Planting
- General Garden Use
- Border Edging
- Mass Planting
- Hanging Baskets
- Rock/Alpine Gardens
Voltage Yellow African Daisy will grow to be about 16 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. Although it's not a true annual, this fast-growing plant can be expected to behave as an annual in our climate if left outdoors over the winter, usually needing replacement the following year.
This annual bedding plant should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This plant can be propagated by seed.
This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.