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Arctotis × hybrida ‘Flame’

African daisy

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to September
  • Height0.3m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourVarious
  • Leaf ColourSilver, grey, green

Description

Arctotis × hybrida ‘Flame’ (African daisy). The leaves of this species are thinly felty, dull to silver grey. The flowers are in a range of colours, peach and vivid orange for this variety.

Characteristics

Perennial, Shrub

Other common names

Cape daisy

Origin

South Africa

Interest and use

Grown for their flower heads and foliage. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilSandy, Loamy
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are frost tender, with a min of 1-5C. They will require full sun and leafy loam with sharp sand added.

Propagation

Propagation is by seeds in the autumn or spring or by stem cuttings all-year-round.

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