Dimorphotheca ecklonis (was Osteospermum ecklonis)
Blue-and-White Daisy Bush
White flowers have mauve under the petals and a dark blue centre. Striking in flower. Mass plant for effect.
75 x 75cm
This is an evergreen groundcover, (75 x 75cm), which is frost resistant and fast growing in the sun or semi-shade. The white flowers open in Spring-Summer and attract insect eating birds and is the larval host plant for the Dickson's opal, Pan opal and the Turner's Opal butterflies. It’s useful for containers as it is striking in flower. The white flowers have mauve under the petals and a dark blue centre. Do mass plant for a stunning effect. The name is derived from the Greek di = two, morphe=form, theka=a fruit referring to the two different shaped fruit .