- Plant Type: Annual
- Sun: Full Sun
- Plant Size: 12-18 inches tall
Gazania exudes happiness and warmth, with glowing flowers in stripes and solids from golden orange and yellow to rust, pink and white. Native to South Africa, it is drought-tolerant and thrives in summer heat. Plant after all danger of frost is passed.
Plant Spacing: 9-12 inches
Secrets to Success »
Gazania prefers well-drained soil and low humidity. Its ruggedness and tolerance for poor soil makes it a smart choice for drought-tolerant gardens. To encourage more prolific flowering, pinch off blooms regularly.
Use in containers, window boxes and landscape beds. Gazania is particularly well suited for rock gardens and slopes. The sunny, daisy-like blooms are a choice for cut flowers, though the blooms close at night or in cooler temperatures.
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- Plant with drought-tolerant herbs like lavender, rosemary, and sage.
- Mix in rock gardens with sedums, dianthus, and portulaca.