Scientific: Arctotis hybrida x venidioarctotis 'Pink Sugar'
Common: pink African daisy
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: South Africa hybrid

Pronounciation: Arc-TOE-tis HI-bri-da ve-ni-dee-o-arc-TOE-tis

Hardiness zones
Sunset
All zones as an annual, 15-14 as a perennial
USDA All zones as an annual, perennial zone 9 - 11

Landscape Use: Edging plant, color borders, informal accent

Form & Character: Low growing annual to perennial, gracefully clumping, informal.

Growth Habit: Winter annual in Phoenix. Clumping 8 to 12 inches in width with a 6 inch height.

Foliage/Texture: Leaves tomentose, glaucous, espathulate with palmate venation, sometimes coarsely serrate, 2 to 5 inches long, brittle; medium fine texture.

Flowers & Fruits: Single perfect ray flowers on a 6 to 10 inch stalk. Flower petals pink with yellow centers; fruit inconspicuous.

Seasonal Color: Brilliant flowers during cool season.

Temperature: Tolerant to 110oF.

Light: Full to partial sun

Soil: Tolerant of soil alkalinity.

Watering: Regular irrigations in desert areas.

Pruning: No pruning needed. Remove spent flowers to encourage more flower blooms.

Propagation: Seed

Disease and pests: None

Additional comments: Wonderful hybrid Afican daisy for cool season flower borders in Phoenix.