Osteospermum 'Snow Pixie'
- Position: full sun
- Soil: moderately fertile, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: June to September
- Hardiness: half hardy (needs frost protection)
A popular, spreading perennial that is useful for creating a carpet of colour towards the front of a sunny border. Often producing its cheerful, yellow-centred, daisy-like flowers for months on end, it looks fantastic planted en masse in the border, but will also put on a fabulous display in patio pots.
- Garden care: Protect plants in very cold areas and lift and divide congested clumps in autumn or spring.
Tender perennials, such as pelargoniums, fuchsias, osteospermums and marguerites look great all summer, but unless they are given protection from the harsh winter weather, they will need to be replaced each spring. If you can do this, they will last for yRead full article