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Arctotis x hybrida 'Red Devil' (African daisy 'Red Devil')

Intermediate
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
0.4m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Arctotis x hybrida 'Red Devil'

Other names

African daisy 'Red Devil'

Genus

Arctotis Arctotis

Variety or Cultivar

'Red Devil' _ 'Red Devil' is a tender, bushy, clump-forming perennial, often grown as a half-hardy annual, with elliptic, lobed, felted, dark green leaves and long-stemmed, dark red to orange-red flower heads from summer into early autumn.


Arctotis x hybrida 'Red Devil' is: Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Clump-forming, Erect flower stem

Flower

Dark-red, Orange-red in Summer; Dark-red, Orange-red in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Leaf-mining sawflies Aphids , Leaf-mining sawflies

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly.

Propagation methods

Stem tip cuttings


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Where to grow

Arctotis x hybrida 'Red Devil' (African daisy 'Red Devil') will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Gravel

Cultivation

Requires well-drained soil in full sun to flower well. Suitable for use in a container.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Arctotis x hybrida 'Red Devil'

Other names

African daisy 'Red Devil'

Genus

Arctotis Arctotis

Variety or Cultivar

'Red Devil' _ 'Red Devil' is a tender, bushy, clump-forming perennial, often grown as a half-hardy annual, with elliptic, lobed, felted, dark green leaves and long-stemmed, dark red to orange-red flower heads from summer into early autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Clump-forming, Erect flower stem


Colour

Flower

Dark-red, Orange-red in Summer; Dark-red, Orange-red in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Leaf-mining sawflies

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly.

Propagation methods

Stem tip cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Arctotis x hybrida 'Red Devil' (African daisy 'Red Devil') will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Gravel

Cultivation

Requires well-drained soil in full sun to flower well. Suitable for use in a container.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 11, Zone 10, Zone 9

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