Perennial: Drought tolerant. S. Africa native. Tropical plant with paddle-shaped grayish-green leaves growing in rosettes. Border, container, rock garden and xeriscape plant. Can be grown as a houseplant. Bloom time: fall. Bloom color: reddish-orange. Pom pom shaped flowers appear like fiery balls above the foliage. Clumping, upright growth habit. Height: 12-18 inches. Width: 12-18 inches. Attracts butterflies. Bright indoor light. Sun/part shade outdoors. Water: moderate/dry.