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botanical name:
Gazania 'Christopher Lloyd'
Gazania 'Christopher Lloyd' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Treasure flower
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.20m
width: 0.25m
growth rate:
growth habit:
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 11
description:
Tender perennial with glossy dark green leaves and deep pink flowers with a clear ring of rich green around the golden centres.

cultivation:
Not frost hardy although will usually survive short periods around zero. best grown in a sandy well-drained loam, in full sun.

propagation:
From seed sown in late winter at a temperature of 16°C or higher.

other notes:
Native of South African meadowlands.

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