Osteospermum Ballade Mixed
Large daisy-like blooms in a pretty mix of purples, pinks and white. The compact and bushy plants are drought tolerant, perfect for pots on the patio and border edges.
Caution: Pets: Harmful if eaten.
Plant Class: Half Hardy Perennial (HHP)
Habit: Bushy, Compact
Indoor growing instructions In a tray of seed compost. Sow thinly and cover with a fine layer of compost. Firm gently and keep moist. Germination takes 14-42 days. When large enough transplant 5cm apart in trays. Acclimatise plants to outdoor temperatures from late May and transplant 25cm apart in final flowering position. Keep moist and weed free. Native grown wildflower seeds, not taken from the wild. Flowers June to August, the following year.
Outdoor growing instructions Directly into prepared soil in final flowering position. Sow thinly in rows 30cm apart. Cover with a fine layer of soil, firm gently and keep moist. When large enough thin to 25cm apart. Flowers June to August, the following year.
Tip Sow in meadow areas or in naturalistic drifts in borders.