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Emilia coccinea

Family: Asteraceae

Common name: TASSEL FLOWER

Native to: Tropical Africa

Plant

Type: annual

Form: erect

Max height: 2 feet

Max width: 2 feet

Flower

orange, red

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly

Exposure: sun

Landscape use: dried flower

Propagates by: seed

flowers in fall

flowers in summer

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: +10 to +40 °F

Water: dry