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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
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.

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

By stem cuttings.

Bedding schemes, containers and gravel gardens.

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