Gazania splendens kiss rose

Common Name : Gazania splendens kiss rose, African daisy, Treasure Flower, Pink orange mixed treasure flower, coastal gazania pink Botanical name : Gazania rigens Family : Asteraceae[daisy family]

Gazania rigens gazoo

Kingdom - Plantae

Order - Asterales

Genus - Gazania

Species - rigens

Synonym - Othonna rigens, gazania rigens kiss mix

Found In - Coastal desert, road sides

Origin / Native - South Africa

Category - Herb

Growth rate - Low

White variety - Gazania rigens 'Gazoo Clear Vanilla'

Height - 15 cm to 1 feet 7 inches tall

Spread - 1.5 feet wide

Type/Life Cycle - Annual, Perennial

Flowering season - All summer, spring to winter

Flowering Month - May to october

Good For - Pots, patio container, borders, ground cover, garden beds

Flowers - Large, showy, composite, pink, orange, yellow with black ring mixed, 18 petals, 3.54 inches wide blooms

Foliage&Plant - Grayish green, oval-shaped, long and narrow

Attracts - Bees, butterflies

Light Requirement & Care - Full sun, well drained soils, average water, low maintenance

Uses - Ornamental plant

Special feature - Drought tolerant

Propagation - Seeds

Gazania uniflora pink
Gazania uniflora pink

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Ooty Lake, Ooty, Nilgiri Hills, Tamil Nadu, India

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