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Botanical Name: Gazania rigens
Common Name(s): Gazania, Treasure flower
Categories: Shrubs and Perennials
A low growing, spreading perennial with grey-blue, smooth-edged or near pinnately lobed foliage. Long-stemmed flowerheads to 8 cm wide, ray florets orange with black base, disc florets yellow or reddish orange. Treasure flower has a matt-forming growth habit. Plant in full sun and well-drained soil, deadhead regularly.
Synonym: Gazania splendens
Botanical Pronunciation: gay-ZAY-nee-uh RIG-ens
This plant has long-stemmed flowerheads to 8 cm wide, ray florets orange with black base, disc florets yellow or reddish orange.
This plant bears grey-blue, smooth-edged or near pinnately lobed foliage.
Treasure flower has a matt-forming growth habit.
Plant in full sun and well-drained soil.
No serious insect or disease problems. Overly moist soils can lead to root and stem rot. Watch for leaf spot and powdery mildew. Mealy bugs are occasional visitors.
0.1-0.5 m * 0.1-0.5 m
Uses in landscape design
CoastalInformal/ cottage styleMedeteranian