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Mar 31, 2023  Week: 13

Akila® Grand Canyon Mixture Osteospermum

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Scientific Name : Osteospermum ecklonis

Common Name : African Daisy

Hardiness Zone : 9a - 11

Blooming Season : Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring

Plant Habit : Mounded

Spacing : 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Height : 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)

Width : 14 - 20" (36 - 51cm)

Exposure : Sun

Grower Information : 
Seed supplied as: Raw.
Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: Spring 10 to 12 weeks, Autumn 7 to 9 weeks

  • “Sow easy, so awesome”: The most compact seed series matches or surpasses any vegetative series for easy, no-pinch production; terrific uniformity and top-selling colours.
  • Delivers 5% higher germination than competitors for higher yields – it’s the best seed-grown osteo for both habit and seed quality. 
  • Excellent branching assures better pot fill and great bench-to-garden performance. 
  • Well-suited to mechanized production and high-density programs. 
  • Plants branch without pinching; all colours flower within a 7 to 10-day window across the Akila series and no vernalisation is needed. 
  • Full, well-branched plants are drought-tolerant once established.

First multicolour segregating mix includes popular colours like yellow, magicians and rose-reds, as well as purple, lavender, creams and whites.

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