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botanical name:
Gazania 'Tiger Stripes'
Gazania 'Tiger Stripes' © 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: grey-green
flower colour: multicoloured
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 commonly treated as a half-hardy annual. Compact habit and glossy green divided foliage, pale greyish underneath. Bold, daisy-like flowers in mixture of colours, mostly yellow or cream with strongly contrasting burgundy or dark pink stripes.


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.

usage:
Bedding, containers or borders.

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