Gazania rigens

Gazania rigens

Gazania or Treasure-flower

Previous scientific name(s): Gazania splendens

Formerly known as Gazania splendens. Low to moderate water requirement; full sun. Mixed colors of red, yellow and orange blossoms emerge from dense, matted plants that bloom spring through summer. A low growing, spreading perennial species with gorgeous flowers. Most often used as a ground cover for border areas, parking strips, or to stabilize hillsides or road banks.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
10 
- 18 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Introduced
Precipitation: 
Low - Moderate
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 11 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
3.20 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
125,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Red, Yellow, Orange
Blooming Season: 
Summer