- Osteospermum 'Iced Gem'
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Stunning variegated foliage bearing large white flowers with a dark blue centre June to September.
Wildlife: Food source for butterflies in summer
Main Attribute: Large flowers and variegated foliage
Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen
Plant Type: Perennial
Height and Spread: 45cm (18in) x 30cm (12in)
Position: Sunny position, well-drained soil
Hardy: Protect from Frost / Available in: April
Where to plant: Best grown in patio pots or containers.
Plant Care: Remove spent flowers to encourage repeat flowering.
Plant with: Osteospermum 'Helen Dimond', Gazania 'Apache', Scabiosa 'Ritz Blue'
Growers Tip: "A wonderful plant for pot, make sure you don't let it die out else this will effect the display of flowers"
Pests / Diseases: Aphids, Slugs, Caterpillars, Verticillium Wilt
Care and time: Low - spring / summer
Benefits: A new Osteospermum - easy to grow and ideal for a patio pot or the front of a border.
History: A sport from Osteospermum 'Helen Dimond', discovered and nurtured by Mick Payne, then Propagator at our former site at Wychbold.