Osteospermum 'Sunny Marina'

Osteospermum

'2023-11-16T12:20:59.474Z'

Osteospermum 'Sunny Marina' is a cheerful and colorful garden plant with beautiful flowers in various shades of blue and purple. The flowers resemble daisies and bloom for a long time during the summer months. This plant thrives in full sun and requires little maintenance. Osteospermum 'Sunny Marina' is ideal for borders, rock gardens, and pots on the terrace. It is an attractive plant that attracts butterflies and bees.

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  • The plant is not evergreen and loses its leaves in the winter. It is a garden plant that mainly blooms in the spring and summer and then goes into a period of dormancy in the winter.

    'Osteospermum 'Sunny Marina' is reasonably hardy and can tolerate temperatures down to -5 degrees Celsius. It is advisable to protect the plant with a cover such as frost cloth during severe frost. In the spring, the plant will recover and bloom again.

    Yes, the Osteospermum 'Sunny Marina' is easy to maintain and requires little care. It is a strong plant that thrives well in the garden and causes few problems. Regular watering and sufficient sunlight are enough for this plant.

    Osteospermum 'Sunny Marina' typically needs a space of about 30 to 40 cm in width and 20 to 30 cm in height. It is important to provide enough space for the plant to grow and bloom properly. Don't forget to prune regularly to keep the plant's growth in check.

    Osteospermum 'Sunny Marina' grows best in full sun. In the shade, the plant will not grow as well and may produce fewer flowers. It is therefore recommended to place the plant in a sunny spot for optimal growth.

    The garden plants generally need to be watered one to two times a week, depending on the weather conditions. It is important to keep the soil moist, but not waterlogged. It is advisable to regularly check if the plant needs water by feeling the soil.

    Yes, this plant is butterfly- and bee-attracting due to the attractive flowers and nectar they produce. So it can definitely help to attract butterflies and bees to your garden.

    Garden plants like Osteospermum 'Sunny Marina' contribute to diversity in the garden and can attract insects. This can indirectly contribute to biodiversity in the surroundings. It is important to combine different plant species to create a healthy biodiverse environment.

    The plant blooms from May to September and has a long flowering period.

    Yes, this garden plant can withstand full sun. It is important to give the plant enough water during dry periods. It may also be necessary to provide additional protection during extreme heat.

    No, the plant Osteospermum 'Sunny Marina' is not edible. It is not recommended to consume this plant, as it may contain toxic substances that could be harmful to health. It is best to leave this plant in the garden and not use it as food.

    Osteospermum 'Sunny Marina' does not have sound-dampening properties.

  • To keep the plant healthy and in good shape, it is advisable to regularly remove faded flowers. This can be easily done by cutting off the flower buds with pruning shears. Additionally, prune any dead or damaged branches in the spring for optimal growth.

    Water the plant regularly, especially during dry periods. Make sure the soil always remains slightly moist. However, avoid allowing the plant to sit in wet soil for too long to prevent root rot.

    The plant needs well-draining potting soil to remain healthy. Use a potting soil that is rich in nutrients and slightly acidic to neutral. Avoid heavy clay soil and ensure that the pot has good drainage.

    This plant grows best in well-draining, moist soils with a neutral acidity. It is important that the soil contains enough nutrients to support growth and flowering. Make sure to regularly refresh the potting soil to promote healthy growth.

    This plant thrives in a sunny location and does well in well-draining soil. It is important that the plant is sheltered from harsh winds. In the summer, the plant can also be placed in partial shade if necessary.

    In winter, it is important to protect the plant from frost by bringing it indoors in a pot or covering it well with straw or fleece. Make sure the plant is in a sheltered spot and give it less water in winter to prevent rot. Garden plants generally require extra care during the winter months.

    The plant should be watered regularly, especially during dry periods. Prune wilted flowers to encourage new growth. Give the plant fertilizer in the spring for healthy growth.

    For garden plants, it is important to add organic fertilizer in the spring and repeat this every 6-8 weeks during the growing season. Use a special fertilizer for flowering plants to promote blooming. Make sure the plant receives enough nutrients to stay healthy and grow well.

    Mulching around the plant helps keep the soil moist and reduces weed growth. Use organic materials such as compost or bark chips. Make sure the mulch layer does not touch the plant itself to prevent mold formation.

    These plants prefer a neutral to slightly acidic soil with a pH value between 6 and 7. It is important to regularly check the acidity of the soil and adjust it if necessary with products such as lime or sulfur. A proper acidity level promotes nutrient uptake and overall plant health.

    To control pests on this plant, natural methods such as spraying with a mixture of water and green soap can help. Additionally, regularly checking for aphids, thrips, and slugs and manually removing the insects can also be effective. The use of chemical pesticides is not recommended, as it can be harmful to the environment and other plants in the garden.

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    Osteospermum 'Sunny Marina' is a cheerful and colorful garden plant with beautiful flowers in various shades of blue and purple. The flowers resemble daisies and bloom for a long time during the summer months. This plant thrives in full sun and requires little maintenance. Osteospermum 'Sunny Marina' is ideal for borders, rock gardens, and pots on the terrace. It is an attractive plant that attracts butterflies and bees.

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