This is a highly variable plant found in many countries across southern Africa. It has leaves that may vary in shape and flowers that are red or orange that usually bloom in Autumn. A hardy plant, it is suitable for the garden, rock garden, roof garden, containers, and may be grown indoors in a well-lit position. It requires a full sun to part shade position in well-draining soil, and does well planted under trees. Water regularly in Summer, allowing to dry out inbetween waterings, and occasionally in Winter. It should be able to tolerate light frosts.