African daisy 'Whirlygig' Osteospermum 'Whirlygig'

African daisy 'Whirlygig'


A spreading perennial subshrub to 35cm in height, the daisy-like flowerheads 5cm across, with spoon-shaped white rays, blue beneath, and a blue disk

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      African daisy 'Whirlygig'

    • Common names

      Osteospermum 'Tauranga'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning required

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds City & Courtyard Gardens Gravel Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

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

  • insectPests

    Aphids may be a problem

  • microbeDiseases

    May be subject to a downy mildew and Verticillium wilt