Cape Daisies - Osteospermum

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Cape Daisies or Osteospermum waiting to be put into planters and in the garden.
captured with telephoto lens, Canon 100-400mm L


alandrapal - May 10, 2008 01:46 AM EDT
thanks to Carol, Alex and Lorraine for the nice comments. These daisies are very nice, - some from last summer overwintered outside here, in hanging baskets and planter pots,(Not the ones shown here tho') -- which is hard to believe since they originate in Africa! The flowers are not as large on those that overwintered, but we should have cut them back earlier in the season, and the flowers might've been larger, - but we weren't sure if they were alive or not, so just left them to see what happened, and now they are blooming again, so we don't like to cut them back now. My favourites of these are the pink ones with whitish petals close to the purple/mauve centers, or the frosty white ones with the purple/mauve centers.
whittler113 - May 09, 2008 03:34 PM EDT
Very pretty flowers Alandra,great shot.
shutterbug - May 09, 2008 05:24 AM EDT
Pretty plant the color of the blossoms will add a nice touch to the garden, lovely photo. Carol
lorraine - May 09, 2008 04:57 AM EDT
Very pretty, you garden is going to be full of colour this coming season.

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