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Osteospermum Erato Double Red

Full Sun Full Sun
Half hardy perennial Half hardy perennial
Suitable for Container Suitable for Container

Young plants
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It is nearly impossible to wander past this African Daisy without stopping to stare. Truly striking double blooms are produced in abundance from June until the first frosts, so many in fact, that the lush green foliage beneath becomes virtually invisible. Half-hardy, reliable, and a vigorous grower; Osteospermum Erato Double Red is really popular for summer displays. They look fantastic in borders and containers and the bright, bold colour acts as a beacon for bees and butterflies. The drought-tolerant African Daisy gets its name because it is native to Africa, so it is no surprise that these plants love the heat. For best results, plant in a warm, sunny spot in well drained, fertile soil, in borders, pots or containers.
Full Sun
Young Plants
Half hardy perennial
Cottage Garden Container Gardening Contemporary Gardening
Spring Summer Autumn
40cm (16in) 30-45cm (12-18in)
Suitable for Container Drought Tolerant Great Ground Cover Great for Baskets Bedding
40cm (16in) 30-45cm (12-18in)
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How hardy are your plants?

All plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

FH - Fully hardy - will withstand temperatures down to -15 C (5F) and often lower.
H - Hardy - are happy down to at least -5C (23F).
HH - Half hardy - can withstand down to around 0C (32F).
T - Tender - may be damaged by temperatures below 5C (41F)
WT Warm temperate can withstand temperatures between 5-10 C (41-50 F)
ST Sub Tropical are happy in temperatures between 10-15 C (50 59 F)
TR Tropical can withstand temperatures above 15 C (59 F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.

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We offer plants in a range of formats so what you receive varies from plant to plant. The images below show what you will receive for each format.
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