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African daisy

Arctotis spp.

Also known as

Cape daisy

Arctotis stoechadifolia P. J. Bergius, Frühlingsblüte West Coast N.P. P1030626 by Amrum (CC BY-SA 2.5)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

30cm

Min

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    African daisy Overview

    A genus of around 70 annual and perennial species native to dry, rocky slopes in South Africa. They are grown for their bright, daisy-like flowers, which close in response to dull light and have been cultivated to produce a range of colours and to stay open for longer.

    How to propagate African daisy

    Seed

    Propagation is by seeds in the autumn or spring.

    Cuttings

    Stem cuttings all-year-round.

    Other uses of African daisy

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

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