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Osteospermum 'Lady Leitrim'

Osteospermum 'Lady Leitrim'

Slender buds which are tightly closed on dull days, showing metallic, blue-mauve backs to the petals. Opening in the sun, the blushed-white daisy like flowers with navy-blue centres deepen to pink with age.

Price: 24.00 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Unit Description:

50 Plants / Tray

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Upright

Flowering Time:

May - September

Height x Spread:

35 x 65 cm

Available to Order:

January - July

Recommend Sales:

February - September

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Consumer Information

Narrative Description:

Slender buds which are tightly closed on dull days, showing metallic, blue-mauve backs to the petals. Opening in the sun, the blushed-white daisy like flowers with navy-blue centres deepen to pink with age.

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers full sun with free-draining soil or compost.

Possible Situation:

Happy in borders and containers and makes an excellent, eye catching, ground covering weed suppressant.

Accreditations /
Awards:

RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM)

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Upright

Height x Spread / Trail:

35 x 65 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Summer

Flower Colour:

white

blue

pink

Foliage Colour:

green

Flowering Time:

May - September

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Container

Ground Cover

Prefers:

Full Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

A hardy plant which should survive normal winter conditions outside, especially if protected from the hardest frosts.

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

ASTERACEAE

Genus:

Osteospermum

Cultivar:

Lady Leitrim

Category:

Hardy Perennials

Recommended Pot Sizes:

11cm

1Ltr

Pot Spacing:

Leave enough room so that foliage does not overlap within crop time.

Typical time required from pot to sale:

0 weeks over Winter

8 weeks in Spring / Summer

Requires Pinching / Cutting Back

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Free draining - keep evenly moist

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

NPK balanced feeding

Feeding Frequency:

Requires normal/regular feeding (Standard EC)

Recommended pH:

Standard 5.0 to 5.5

Growth Regulation PGR:

Due to the current approval situation, please contact your PGR provider

Temperature During Production:

Warm crop 11 - 19C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available to Order:

January - July

Recommended Sales Window:

February - September

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:50/1708/1818/1828/1838/18
Qty:3760186

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

Point of Sale Material:

Midi 12cm (2.5)

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Aphid

Two Spotted Mite

Whitefly

Common Diseases:

Botrytis

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.

Qty Discounts Available

  • for orders over 50 trays + additional discounts when placed 16 weeks in advance

Min Order 10 Trays

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