Osteospermum Sunny Olivia and Friends

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Osteospermum Sunny Olivia

I don’t have a thing to say about this except it’s just so beautiful. I’ve never had any success growing these but I sure wish I could. I thought you Osteo lovers would like to see this one.

Pair it with these two and it will make a pretty gathering of hues and tones.

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Osterospermum Blanco above and Shelia ( old) below

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‘Sunny Olivia’

Osteospermum hybrid

African Daisy


Plant Details
Growing Tips
Deadheading not necessary for continuous bloom. Plants will “bury their dead” (new flowers will quickly cover old flowers) so no deadheading necessary.

Exposure
Full sun

Height
6-12″

Spacing
6-12″

Hardy Temp
20°F (-7°C)

Uses
Great for use in landscapes and containers

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7 comments on “Osteospermum Sunny Olivia and Friends

  1. Had the purple last year and they did very well and I just bought some more last week, will look for that hot pink color when I get to Home Depot the next time.

  2. I went for some purple Osteo this year. But I do love that Sheila!
    They are so pretty and every year they come out with new cultivars. That Shelia is something else.

  3. Lovely! The top picture with the pollen is so pretty, though I think the last one is my favorite, color-wise. Thanks for the reminder about Osteos – it’s getting time to look out for them in the nurseries…
    I do like this color combo as I am very fond of orange and hot pink together.

  4. Hello Anna! I see them at nurseries but pass on them…pretty fantastic colors aren’t they! We just had a good rain, is it heading your way? gail
    The rain didn’t make it. Boo hiss. The Spirea is hanging on but it really needs a more moist location or something??? Although—just to confuse the matter–there is one in back that is located in a more moist area–so who knows.

  5. They grow fine for me and I do like these colour breaks.
    I think it’s just too hot and dry here sometimes for them to make it although I know people growing them in California.

    I cut some Gertrudes and brought them inside to perfume the air. I also cut some Miss Kim lilac blooms and added to the mix. My house smells so good. Doing the stinky laundry helps ;)

  6. I am partial to the Sunny Olevia. Love hot pink.
    I was trying to think if I had a hot pink and can’t think of a single one in my garden. I do like them too.

  7. I have the orange color one, they are beautiful.
    They actually do well indoors too.
    Maybe I should try it indoors. That would be so pretty in my kitchen.

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