Register with us or sign in
I have a very hot dry border, that seems to suit South African plants, almost exclusively. I've managed to establish some roses in it, which I love. They are yellow, orange and red. I underplanted with osteospermum, which grows like a weed and flowers incessantly from spring to autumn. Unfortunately the osteospemum is purple, which really clashes with the roses. I wondered if anyone could think of a really vigorous variety of osteospermum (like tresco purple) that is white or a really clean yellow, so as not to clash with the roses? Any recommendations of sun loving ground cover perennials also appreciated.
Try Osteospermum sinuatum like African Sun, or the Glistening White.
Look at this page from Thompson & Morgan:
There are some hardy white osteospermum I grow ....eklonis? Forget name.
For summer Gweek variegated is a stunning pure white ...glistening large white ....flower.
A hardy lovely hardy pink is Cannington Roy
None of the yellow varieties are hardy....yellow voltage is the best but won't survive north of Cornwall over winter