(Arctotis x hybrida ‘Plum’)
A tough plant with silver foliage that will withstand heat and drought.
Large, plum daisy-like flowers from late spring to autumn.
POSITION & USES
An open, sunny position and poor soils are preferred. Banks, rough ground and rocky areas are ideal planting sites. Good drainage is essential. Suited to mass groundcover planting. Frost tender.
Although tough, Arctotis benefit from thorough ground preparation and good watering to start them off.
Regular applications of Seasol and PowerFeed will keep it looking its best.
- Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
- Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
- Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.
CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.
|Plants Needed per Square Metre||4-5|
|Habit||Arctotis is a prostrate, spreading ground cover plant.|
|Position||Full Sun, Light Frost|