Osteospermum is a member of the daisy family and is commonly referred to as African Daisy. All species are spreading plants except for Osteospermum fruticosum which is trailing perennial. They have medium green leaves and flower season-spanning spring and summer. Flowers open in sunlight.
Osteospermum grows well in full sun and needs moderate watering and prefers good quality garden soil. It has tolerance for drought when it is already well established. You can grow it from seeds or cuttings. Species include Osteospermum barbarae, Osteospermum fruticosum, Osteospermum Buttersweet, Osteospermum ecklonis.