African daisy 'Blackthorn Seedling' Osteospermum jucundum 'Blackthorn Seedling'

African daisy 'Blackthorn Seedling'


'Blackthorn Seedling' is a bushy perennial with narrow foliage and, from late spring to autumn, daisy-like flower-heads to 6cm across, with deep pink rays surrounding a yellow disk

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      African daisy 'Blackthorn Seedling'

    • Common names

      Osteospermum jucundum 'Blackthorn', Osteospermum 'Blackthorn Seedling'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Garden Edging Ground Cover Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden City & Courtyard Gardens Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed at 18°C (64°F) in spring or take softwood cuttings in late spring. Alternatively, propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in late summer

  • insectPests

    Prone to aphids

  • microbeDiseases

    Can be affected by verticillium wilt