Osteospermum

Osteospermum

  • Osteospermum
  • Osteospermum
  • Osteospermum
  • Osteospermum
  • Osteospermum
  • Osteospermum
  • Osteospermum
  • Osteospermum
  • Osteospermum
  • Osteospermum
  • Flower name
    Osteospermum
  • Scientific name
    Osteospermum
  • Aliasafrican daisy, Osteospermum, Aafrican daisy
  • Place of originTropical Africa
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July
  • Language of flowersInnocent

What is Osteospermum

(scientific name: Osteospermum) is native to South Africa and is a perennial plant of the Asteraceae. It is rich in flower color, and there are purple · peach · orange · yellow · white · blue. It makes flowers bloom during sunny days and close in the rain , cloudy or in the evening. There is a spoonful 'Nashinga' (O. 'Nasinga') in a variant of Osteopespermum. The genus Osteo-spermum is made up of the compound words of Latin 'Osteon' (bone) and 'Sperma' (seed). Flower language is "innocent". It is expressing how the flowers are blooming from behind. It makes flowers similar to Dimorphoeca, however it is a different genus. The difference is as follows.

● The difference between osteospermum and dimoleseca
The flower color is more Osteospermum (Osteospermum). Also, Dimorphoeca is an annual grass, however Osteoporum is a perennial. With leaf attachment, osteospermum leaves are attached to flower stems, but dimorphoseka is not attached to flower stalks.

Generic name: Osteospermum, Scientific name: Osteospermum, aka: African daisy, Osteospermum, Place of origin: Tropical Africa, plant height: 30 cm, leaf shape: arrow shape, leaf color: green, inflorescence type: scattering inflorescence, floret diameter: 3 to 5 cm, flowering period: April to July, flower color: purple, peach, orange, yellow, white · Blue.


  • Order
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Osteospermum
  • Species
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    Arrowhead shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeYears of grass
  • Flower colorsWhite Pink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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