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Purple Mountain Sun Daisy   arrow

Osteospermum barberiae var. compactum

Scientific NameHelictotrichon sempervirens
Common NamePurple Mountain Sun Daisy
HabitMounding clumps
Growth FormHerbaceous perennial
Mature Size8-12” tall, 12-18” wide
FlowersLavender-purple flowers spring-summer that close up at night
HardinessZones 3-9
Sun RequirementsFull Sun
Water RequirementsModerate to xeric
Soil RequirementsDry loam or sandy loam
Other InfoAttracts Butterflies,
Pollinator Friendly,
Extended Bloom Time,
Repeat Flowering,
Deer resistant,
Rabbit Resistant