Beautiful annual that keeps on blooming. We are in the first week of October here in Michigan and it’s still just as beautiful as in the Summer. It grew way bigger (spread) than expected but it had plenty of space. I will definitely grow these again in 2021!!
Bright Lights™ Purple African Daisy Osteospermum hybrid
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Heat tolerant plants with large purple daisy flowers. Mounded habits really hold the flowers up for great flower presence.Award WinnerContinuous Bloom or RebloomerLong BloomingFall InterestHeat TolerantDeadheading Not Necessary
CharacteristicsPlant Type:AnnualHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:8 - 12 InchesSpacing:6 - 10 InchesSpread:8 - 12 InchesFlower Colors:PurpleFlower Shade:PurpleFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).Maintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Planting To Hard FrostHardiness Zones:9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11bWater Category:AverageUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:Edging PlantUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses Notes:
Bright Lights are great in both landscapes and containers.Maintenance Notes:
Deadheading not necessary for continuous bloom. Plants will "bury their dead" (new flowers will quickly cover old flowers) so no deadheading necessary. Bright Lights Osteospermum do not like having wet feet and will react badly to constantly wet soil. Be sure to allow soil in containers to get dry on top before watering and only plant Bright Lights in ground beds with good drainage. While it shouldn't be necessary you can trim your plants with a sharp pair of scissors or pruning shears at any time.
An application of fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance.Bright Lights™ Purple Osteospermum hybrid 'INOSTBLPUR' USPP 32,642, Can PBRAF
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Darla Cobus, Michigan, United States, 2 years ago
Award Year Award Plant Trial 2019 Top Performer - Mid Season Michigan State University 2019 Top Performer University of Florida - Fort Lauderdale 2019 Top Performer - Early Season Michigan State University 2019 Top Performer Penn State 2019 Top Performer University of Tennessee - Knoxville
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