- Height 8-12 Inches
- Width 8-12 Inches
- Use as a filler when using in containers
- Award winning daisy!
- Growing Zones 9 - 11
The vivid purple color of this large daisy-like flower will brighten your garden all season long. Bright Lights™ Purple African Daisy has many attributes including tolerating heat, long blooming, and providing fall interest. It grows 8-12 inches high with a mounding habit that works well both in the landscape and in containers. This plant has won five awards as a top performer.
When Bright Lights™ is established, it tends to be drought tolerant. It has few diseases if it is kept healthy and stress free. Osteospermums are native to Africa and the Southwest Arabian Peninsula. Use Bright Lights™ in the mixed border or in mass plantings in the landscape. It plays the role of filler in containers. Try pairing Bright Lights™ with yellow or chartreuse foliage plants such as ‘Sweet Carolina Kiwi’ sweet potato vine.
Bright Lights Purple African Daisy Care
Fertilize regularly for best performance. Use a water-soluble fertilizer every 2-3 weeks in containers. Deadheading is not needed but you can trim them back occasionally if you wish. This plant likes full sun but will tolerate part shade.
Bright Lights™ doesn’t like wet feet so plant them in evenly moist, well-drained soil. Allow containers to become dry to the touch before watering.
Bright Lights Purple African Daisy Spacing
The plant has a spread of 8-12 inches. Space it 6-10 inches apart from other plants measuring center to center.
Bright Lights Purple African Daisy Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 9-11
|Flower Color(s): Purple
|Bloom Period: Planting To Hard Frost
|Foliage Color(s) Green
|Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun
|Height Class: Short
|Height: 8-12 Inches
|Spread: 8-12 Inches
|Spacing: 6-10 Inches
|Drought Tolerant: No
|Container Role: Filler
|Use Types: Border Plant, Container, Edging Plant, Landscape, Mass Planting
|Features: Fall Interest, Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer, Large Flowers, Deadheading Not Necessary
|Scientific Name: Osteospermum hybrid 'INOSTBLPUR' USPPAF, Can PBRAF
|Common Name: Bright Lights Purple African Daisy
|Plant Type: Annual
|Brand: Proven Winners
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.