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Directory of Annuals

Gazania
Gazania rigens


Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
10 - 14 Inches
 
Soil Conditions
Dry
 
Bloom Color
Bi-color
Orange
White
Yellow
 
Bloom Season
June - October
 
Hardiness
Tender Annual
 
Size
Small
 

Features

Striking daisy flowers on a neat, compact plant. Tolerant of drought conditons. Good as garden plants or in containers. Foliage also a colorful silver gray and adds to the overall look.

Culture

Full sun in soils that are very well-drained and low in fertility.

Cultivars

  • ‘Kiss’ Series
  • ‘Big Kiss’ Series
  • ‘Gazoo’
  • ‘New Day’ Series
  • ‘Daybreak’ Series
  • ‘Mini Star’ Series
  • ‘Talent’ Series
  • ‘Sundaze’ Series

Notes

The shorter cultivars tend to hold up better under humid conditions.

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