Use: excellent for pots and patio containers and as bedding plant.
Watering: water regularly, keep compost moist. Will grow well in dry sunny areas like clay as long as the lower layers stay moist. Plant with Lampranthus for economic dramatic effect in south facing postions, see pictures. Osteospermums can be semi hardy and live for many years, clip back into shape every srping to keep growth new. Ideal coastal or seaside plants.
Fertilize: feed weekly.
Maintenance: pick out old flowers to encourage fresh ones.
Intended for decoration and not for consumption.