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African Daisy


This fast spreading colorful groundcover stays under 1 foot tall and spreads 3-4 feet wide. It forms stemless clumps of lobed silvery grey-green leaves. The large solitary magenta daisy-like flowers have an orange ring in the center and bloom late winter through summer. Does best in sunny locations.

Arctotis acaulis 'Big Magenta'

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Hairy

Leaf shape : Elliptic, lobed

Leaf color : Silvery grey-green

Flower Characteristics

Flower width : 3 1/2"

Flower shape : Daisy-like

Flower color : Red

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 3-4 ft.

Average size maturity height : 1 ft.

Growth rate : Fast

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F( Z9a)

Sunset zone : 5-9, 14-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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