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Gazania 'Tiger Stripes'
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common name: Treasure flower
perennial, evergreen, ground-cover
growth rate: medium
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: multicoloured
main season: Summer
moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 11
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.
Not frost hardy although will usually survive short periods around zero. best grown in a sandy well-drained loam, in full sun.
From seed sown in late winter at a temperature of 16°C or higher.
Bedding, containers or borders.