Osteospermum 'Erato Compact Blue'

A unique and unusual blue osteo – long flowering and easy to grow. More
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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
Vase Life Unscented
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
Flowers for Indian summers

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Osteospermum 'Erato Compact Blue' reviews

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Reviewed 22nd November 2018 by Eva

Delighted with the osteospermum plants - lovely colour and bloomed for months,.

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Reviewed 21st November 2018 by Sarah

Took remarkably quickly and well, I feel very confident that they will spread beautifully next year. Even though the weather is now quite bitter they are strong and upright and I had flowers until the second week of November.

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Reviewed 21st November 2018 by Rita

Absolutely fantastic. Still flowering today!! Plants grew to tremendous size with constant flowers. Will buy again next year but put in borders not containers!! Need them to die so that I can p!ant tulips etc but still look so lovely!

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Reviewed 21st November 2018 by Lara

Products as described. No problems.

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Reviewed 15th November 2018 by Diane

Delivery was speedy and ordering process was easy. I planted them in a large pot and they did well this summer

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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.