TANAGER® gazania

Gazania krebsiana

Tanager gazania krebsiana, Plant Select
Tanager gazania krebsiana, Plant Select
Fluorescent orange daisies from earliest spring to late autumn create dazzling specimens ideal for mass displays. Glossy, dark green leaves develop a deep purple tinge in the winter months. A perfect plant for rock gardens, the front of a bed or border, in planters, massing or drifts, or in shortgrass meadows. Reseeds moderately in zone 5 and is hardy in protected microclimates. Perennial. Xeriscape.

Tips from the pros: Can be marginally hardy. Plant in spring so roots can get fully established by fall. Good drainage essential - does not like soggy winter conditions.
Plant Type Tender Perennial
Height 2-4 inches
Width 6-10 inches
Flowering Season Spring to fall
Flower Color Orange
Sun Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Moderate to xeric
USDA Hardiness Zone zones 6-9
Soil Type Clay, loam, sandy
Deer Resistant No
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native No
Year Introduced 2003
Annual Commercial Maintenance No maintenance
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Follow annual maintenance and allow to go to seed. Thin out any undesireable seedlings.
Elevation Guide Up to 6200 ft