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Gazania rigens

Gazania, Treasure Flower
Perennials
Classification Scientific Name: Gazania rigens
  Common Name: Gazania

Treasure Flower
  Family: Asteraceae
  Location Index: HG10
  Suggested Use: beds & borders

container plantings
     
Plant Plant Type: perennial
  Plant Form: rounded
  Height: 6 - 12 inches
  Spread: 6 - 12 inches
  Bloom Period: summer

fall
  Flower Color: orange, yellow, mahogany
  Flower: daisy-like flowers with a bi-color pattern
  Foliage Texture: medium
  Foliage: slender leaves in a basal rosette

white pubescence on the lower side
     
Environment USDA Zone: zones 9 - 11
  Native Range: South Africa
  Sun Requirement: light shade

full sun
  Water Requirement: medium
  Soil: well-drained

adaptable
  Heat Tolerance: medium
     
Care Maintenance: deadhead flowers
  Liabilities: root rot
  Tolerances: drought

heat

wind
  Propagation: seed

division
     
More Additional Notes: perennial treated as an annual

does best when established in cooler temperatures
Gazania rigens

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