|Fast-growing and erect annual that thrives in poor soil and full sun. Leaves are grayish green and single flowers of white or rosy bracts surround yellow disk florets. Blooms in summer and flowers close in cloudy weather. Susceptible to slug damage. Prefers light, well-drained soil in full sun. Sometimes referred to as Acroclinium roseum or Helipterum roseum. A good cut and dried flower.