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botanical name:
Arctotis x hybrida 'Flame'
Arctotis x hybrida 'Flame' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  African Daisy
synonyms:  Arctotis venidio 'Flame'
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.45m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: fast
growth habit:
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: orange
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 11
description:
Short-lived perennial normally grown as a half-hardy annual. Felty, lobed, wavy-edged silvery grey-green leaves and abundant brilliant orange flowerheads from midsummer to early autumn.

cultivation:
Frost tender. Sharply drained but moist soil in full sun.

propagation:
By stem cuttings.

usage:
Bedding schemes, containers and gravel gardens.

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