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Osteospermum Elite Ruby (African Daisy) Live Plant

$2.50 - $14.99
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Common name:
African Daisy
Plant habit:
Bedding, bushy, upright, flowering, branched
Plant type:
Balcony plant, decorative plant, large plant, potted plant, rockery plant
Full Sun
Season of interest:
Spring, Summer, Autumn
Soil Type:
Plant hardiness:
0 to 40+'C
Light to medium

Product Overview


Osteospermum Elite Ruby

Osteospermums (African Daisies) are a hardy frost and drought tolerant plant and will grow in nearly any climate. The Elite Ruby has deep red petals giving a rich colourful touch to any garden. It has an abundance of flowers most of the year round, predominantly from spring through to autumn. Being compact and bushy it is ideal for containers, patios, baskets or landscape gardens. It is an ideal plant for any garden.

Position: Full sun to part shade

Height: 35cm

Width: 60cm

Flowering: All year, with the main flushes in spring and autumn

Use: Ideal for garden borders instead of hedges, use them wherever you want flower all year. Plant them under other shrubs for ground cover or mix them with other colours in the Elite range in your garden beds.

Durability: Adequate water until established, then Elite Ruby is very tolerant of long dry periods.

Care: If Elite Ruby gets too bushy it can be sheared back to approximately half its size. Avoid pruning into old woody stems and during extreme heat. Pruning should be done at regular intervals to keep plants fresh and vigorous. Fertilize after pruning with an organic fertilizer and seasonally as required.


If you choose the cuttings option you will receive 3 plants (no roots) straight off the parent plant. If you prefer rooted plants please use the other options.



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Cannot post to NT, WA or TAS or outside of Australia due to quarantine restrictions

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Shipping, packing and handling times

Plants are shipped on Monday/Tuesday via Australia Post Express. All orders received after 4pm on the prior Sunday will be shipped the following week (excluding pre-orders)

All plants come with a 100% money back or replacement guarantee if it does not arrive in excellent condition. For refunds and replacements contact must be made no later than 48 hours after delivery of goods with photo verification of the damaged plants. All requests after 48 hours of delivery are subject to plants being in environmental conditions beyond our control and will not be replaced or refunded.