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Osteospermum  jucundum (E.Phillips) Norl.  trib. Calenduleae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Osteospermum  jucundum (E.Phillips) Norl.  trib. Calenduleae
SynonymsDimorphotheca jucundum E.Phillips (basionym)
Territory Southern AfricaCape ProvincesLesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree StateSwazilandNorthern Provinces
dry, stony grassland
Altitude1000-3300m
Description leaves elliptic to oblanceolate or narrowly oblong, capitula ca. 5cm across, disc dark purple, rays abaxially coppery red
Size20-50cm
Colorpink
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyPooley E.: Field guide to wild flowers Kwa-Zulu Natal...
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