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Gazania 'Daybreak Bright Orange'
common name: Treasure flower
perennial, evergreen, ground-cover
growth rate: fast
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 11
Tender perennial of compact, low spreading habit, freely producing large daisy-like bright orange flowers dark blotches at the base of the petals forming central ring. Very quick to flower from seed.
Often treated as an annual.
Not frost hardy although will usually survive short periods around zero. Best grown in a sandy well-drained loam, in full sun. Drought tolerant once established.
From seed sown in late winter at a temperature of 16°C or higher.
Bedding, border edges and containers
Fleuroselect Gold Medal Winner