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Osbeckia

Osbeckia spp.

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Osbeckia Overview

This genus has about 50 species of evergreen perennials, subshrubs and shrubs, they are grown for their brightly coloured flowers which can be pink-purple or red, they will appear for long periods in the spring and summer. They are frost tender, min 16C and will need full light or partial shade with humus-rich, well drained soil.

Common problems with Osbeckia

How to propagate Osbeckia

Seed

Seed in spring.

Cuttings

Greenwood cuttings in summer.

Other uses of Osbeckia

Grown for their flowers and foliage.