Commonly known in South Africa, in afrikaans, as Botterblom or in english as the Terracotta gazania
- It is one of the more spectacular species of the Namaqualand wild flowers.
- This herbaceous perennial, with it's orange flowers – flowering from early spring to end of summer - gives a stunning flash of color to any garden.
- They form tufted clumps and are excellent as pioneer plants.
- They grow upto 20cm tall and are very effective as a ground cover.
- They thrive in most environments and the seeds germinate easily after the first rains.