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Gazania krebsiana

Trailing Gazania
Asteraceae (Compositae)
Annuals, Evergreen, Perennials

GAZANIA

Native to South Africa. Low, clumping or spreading plants grown for colorful daisies over long bloom season. Tolerate seacoast conditions. Grow well in enriched or unamended soil, and with regular or only occasional irrigation.

Gazania krebsiana

Grows to about 6 in. high and 1 ft. wide, with deeply divided leaves that are dark green on top and silvery white beneath; foliage takes on purple hues in cold weather. Rich reddish orange flowers 2 1/2–3 in. across have a central disk of orange or dark yellow; the base of each petal is green and black, with a single white spot. Long bloom season, from spring to fall. May reseed a bit.

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