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African Daisy Arctotis hybrids

Other plants called African Daisy:

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ark-TOE-tiss HIGH-brids
Description

Hybrid crosses between the species A. fastuosa and A. venusta. Tender perennials grown as annuals.  Genus name comes from the Greek words arktos meaning a bear and ous or otos meaning an ear.

This plant is grown in full sun and sandy, well-drained soil.  Overly moist soils can lead to root or stem rot.  Use in beds, borders, or large containers. Tolerates drought.  Plant 12" apart.

 

 

Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Blue-Eyed'
Tags:
#red#white#pink#sun#yellow#full sun#summer#drought tolerant#orange#bronze#container plant#sandy soil#bedding plant#well-drained soil#containers#large containers
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Blue-Eyed'
Tags:
#red#white#pink#sun#yellow#full sun#summer#drought tolerant#orange#bronze#container plant#sandy soil#bedding plant#well-drained soil#containers#large containers
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Arctotis
    Species:
    hybrids
    Family:
    Asteraceae
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Africa
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    drought
    Dimensions:
    Height: 1 ft. 0 in. - 2 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 1 ft. 0 in. - 1 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Maintenance:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Sand
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    Less than 12 inches
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Type:
    Achene
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Pink
    Red/Burgundy
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    This flower often has contrasting colors at the petal bases around the center. Colors of the flowers can be bronze, pink, orange, red, white, or yellow.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Gray/Silver
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Velvety
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Rosulate
    Leaf Shape:
    Spatulate
    Leaf Margin:
    Dentate
    Lobed
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Landscape Theme:
    Drought Tolerant Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Mass Planting
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Drought