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Gazania ‘Daybreak’

Treasure flower

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.1m to 0.25m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourOrange, yellow, pink, bronze
  • Leaf ColourGlossy dark green

Description

Gazania ‘Daybreak’ (Treasure flower). These are carpeting perennials that will grow to a height and spread of 20cm. In cooler areas they are often grown as annuals and will bear large orange-yellow, pink and bronze daisy-like flowers.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub or Herbaceous

Origin

South Africa

Interest and use

Useful for summer bedding, pots and tubs (containers). Walls, rock garden, ground cover.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are half hardy and will require a sunny position and sandy soil.

Propagation

You can propagate by seeds in the spring or by heel cuttings in the spring or summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to grey mould in damp conditions.

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