Arctotis
‘Fire’

For beauty, toughness and ease of care, it doesn't get much better than this eye-catching African daisy. This low growing evergreen perennial forms 6-8” high rosettes of woolly 2” rounded leaves, grayish-green above and silvery underneath. In late fall, 3” reddish-orange nodding flowers sprout on 3-5” skyward stems, each with a chocolate brown center.  Plants flower continuously through the winter and into early spring, making it one of the best additions for winter color. Once established, this South African native is one of the most drought tolerant plants you'll ever grow. Use it as a ground cover in a sunny bed, add pizzazz to a container, spice up a dry garden bed or use as a low border. This African daisy has so many uses you may want more than one. It spreads out to 18” wide but can be trimmed to your desired shape. Deadheading prolongs blooming. Attracts butterflies, who love to sun themselves on the nectar rich flowers. All in all, a must-have for any garden

Earl,
Curious Plantsman

Full Sun
Avg./Low Water

Perennial
USDA zones 8-10