MARGARITA DEL CABO: Osteospermum fruticosum | Plans rioMoros

Posted October 10, 2017

Margaret of the Cape or Dimorphotheca (Osteospermum fruticosum) , formerly Dimorphotheca fruticosa, is a vivacious herbaceous plant of the family Compositae and South African origin.

Reach a height of about 30 to 40 cm. It forms a dense forest, with stems creeping.

The leaves are whole, elongated, spatulate, smooth-edged with scattered and irregular teeth; bright green.

The flowers are inflorescences in the form of a chapter, where the exteriors are ligulate, with color between violet and pale pink to white. Those of the interior go from yellow to dark color. The flowering takes place from winter to spring.

CABLE MARGARET: Osteospermum fruticosum

In gardening is used as a seasonal plant in flower beds and flower beds , as coveralls and also in pots and flower beds. It is very resistant, withstand drought and vegetates well on light soils.

Reproduction is done by seeds or cuttings.

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