Osteospermum ecklonis 'Serenity Dark Purple'

African Daisy

Photo Courtesy of Ball Seed

  • Dark Purple color flower
  • Stands out in the container garden
  • Long bloom time
  • Performs best in full sun
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun

Interesting Notes about African Daisy:

This variety remains open all day and night giving it that fourth dimension

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in well-drained soil

Fertilize once or twice a week

Remove faded or dead flowers to prolong blooming


Height: 10-14 in
Spread: 14-20 in
Spacing: 20-24 in
Price Level 1: $4.99 ea.~4 ½” pot
Bloom Color: Purple
Zone: 9-11

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Container
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Border or Bed
  • Vigorous

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained