Bright Lights™ Red African Daisy Osteospermum hybrid
- 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).
FeaturesHave pot, WILL TRAVEL.
Heat tolerant plants with large red 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:RedFlower Shade:RedFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunMaintenance 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.
A yearly application of fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance.Bright Lights™ Red Osteospermum hybrid USPPAF, Can PBRAF
Award Year Award Plant Trial 2020 Top Performer Oregon State University 2020 Best of Species - Sun Penn State 2020 Top Performer - Early Season Michigan State University 2020 Top 12 Performer University of Florida - Fort Lauderdale