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Is Osteospermum the flower that opens in sun and closes without sun?

Oscar1

By Oscar1

United Kingdom Gb

As above the question is, does this plant open in Sun and close without it?


On plant Osteospermum


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Yes, basically - it opens when the light levels are high enough and closes when the day is dull or in late afternoon.

4 May, 2009

 

As Spritzhenry says to a certain extent, but the flowers that realy close as soon as the sun goes in are Dimorphotheca which come in lovely colours and Aptenia (Mesembryanthemum) as I new them. We had a very hot South west facing Court yard in the old house which used to get very hot they used to be a picture there but no good if there is little sun.

4 May, 2009

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