African Daisy (Arctotis)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12-24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Inflorescence Height: 12 inches
Uses: Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual


The January Not-A-Raffle-Raffle:  The Behemoth Collection of Vegetable and Annual SeedsThe January Not-A-Raffle-Raffle: The Behemoth Collection of Vegetable and Annual Seeds
January 14, 2013

For this month's raffle, in honor of Veggies and Annuals week, Chelle has shocked and thrilled us by putting forward the largest collection of seeds I've ever imagined.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Arctotis stoechadifolia & A. venusta by MrsBinWY Dec 24, 2018 8:07 AM 5
Blooming in May by ctcarol May 30, 2018 9:08 PM 30
Possibly Arctotis? by JamalBellakhdar Apr 9, 2018 6:08 PM 13
Drooping daisies by LarryKight May 16, 2017 2:46 PM 2
Blooming in April..... by wcgypsy Apr 30, 2017 9:42 PM 28
Blooming in February... by wcgypsy Feb 28, 2017 3:03 PM 23
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Blooming in May 2016 by wcgypsy Jun 2, 2016 10:14 AM 94
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Dates of introduction to the marketplace by HamiltonSquare Mar 3, 2016 12:22 PM 10

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