African daisy 'James Elliman' Osteospermum 'James Elliman'

African daisy 'James Elliman'


'James Elliman' is a bushy perennial to 40cm tall, with broad, spoon-shaped basal leaves and reddish-purple flower heads 6cm wide, with a dark violet central disk, borne on reddish stalks from late spring to autumn

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      African daisy 'James Elliman'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.5-1 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    Deadhead to prolong flowering. Trim back plants overwintered under glass in spring

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

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

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by softwood cuttings in late spring or semi-ripe cuttings in late summer

  • insectPests

    Aphids may be a problem

  • microbeDiseases

    May be subject to a downy mildew and Verticillium wilt