Osteospermum 'Erato Compact Blue'

A unique and unusual blue osteo – long flowering and easy to grow. More
5 rooted cuttings 511108-5 £8.95 In stock
When in stock, please allow up to 2 weeks for delivery.
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A unique and unusual blue osteospermum – long flowering and easy to grow.

Genus Osteospermum
Variety Erato Compact Blue
Type Tender Perennial
Common Name African Daisy
Border Position Container, Front
Soil Type Chalky, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 30cm (12in)
Spacing 25-35cm (10-14in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant out after the risk of frosts. These will work well in a container or pot in a sunny position. Water well in the first two weeks, to prevent the plants from drying out.
Care Tips Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering.
Flowering July - October
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Sandra

Not a great yield...bit leggy

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by David

Nice plants easy to keep looking good all summer

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Reviewed 12th September 2018 by Angela

Good value. Plants established well and look pretty on pot together.