Origin: Tropical South America.
Morphology: It has a dense structure like a bush that can grow up to 75 – 90 cm. Many of the flowers are gathered together. The flowers are white, red, pink, yellow in color.
Production: It is produced by seeds or tubers. Seeds are sown in the early temperate months. tubers should be removed at the end of the flowering period and replanted in the milder months.
Planting spacing and distance: It is planted at intervals of 40-50 cm.
Climate: It grows in places with plenty of light and semi-shade in temperate climates. It prefers dry, sandy, loose soil. It is resistant to salt. It should be watered regularly and abundantly in the flowering period.
Usage: It can be used individually or in groups in parks and gardens. It can be used to cover large gaps and as a hedge plant. It can easily grow in polluted areas.
Disease-Pests: There is no important disease and harmful.