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botanical name:
Gazania 'Michael'
Gazania 'Michael' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Treasure flower
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.24m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: yellow
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:
Compact tender perennial with dark green linear leaves that are silvery white on the undersides. Bright yellow flowers with a ring of black and white dots, produced from June to October.

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:
RHS AGM

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