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Arctotis

Arctotis spp.

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Arctotis stoechadifolia P. J. Bergius, Frühlingsblüte West Coast N.P. P1030626
Arctotis acaulis Big Magenta 1

Overview

A genus of around 70 annual and perennial species native to dry, rocky slopes in South Africa. They are grown for their bright, daisy-like flowers, which close in response to dull light and have been cultivated to produce a range of colours and to stay open for longer.