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Osteospermum ecklonis 'Akila Bronze'

Akila® Bronze African Daisy

African Daisy

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Full, well branched plants producing multitudes of coppery-bronze flowers with dark centers; drought tolerant once established; a great choice for mass plantings and containers

Description

Full, well branched plants producing multitudes of coppery-bronze flowers with dark centers; drought tolerant once established; a great choice for mass plantings and containers

Landscape Attributes

Akila® Bronze African Daisy is an herbaceous annual with a mounded form. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep. Trim off the flower heads after they fade and die to encourage more blooms late into the season. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Akila® Bronze African Daisy is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Rock/Alpine Gardens;Border Edging;General Garden Use;Container Planting;Hanging Baskets

Planting & Growing

Akila® Bronze African Daisy will grow to be about 18 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 18 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 14 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. Although it's not a true annual, this fast-growing plant can be expected to behave as an annual in our climate if left outdoors over the winter, usually needing replacement the following year. As such, gardeners should take into consideration that it will perform differently than it would in its native habitat.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

(annual)

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

18 inches

18 inches

Deer Resistant:

true

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