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Scientific Name: Gazania cv.
Pronunciation: guh-ZAY-nee-uh
Common Name: gazania, treasure flower, African daisy
Family Name: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Annual
Key ID Features: Leaves basal, oblanceolate, dark green with white undersides; flower heads very showy, ray floret corollas brightly coloured, most tend to be darker at the base forming a rind and/ or the centre of each corolla may be darker.
Course(s): not used (off campus)

Habit: Arching
Form: Weeping
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.1 - 0.2m
Spread:0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Africa
Hardiness Rating: Zone 8a: (-12 to -9.5 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Summer interest
Additional Info: Google. Cultivars shown include: G. 'Kiss Jaune', G. 'Yellow Kiss', and G. 'Christopher Lloyd'.
gazania, treasure flower, African daisy
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Basal
Texture/ Venation: Pinnate venation, Soft flexible
Surfaces: Tomentose
Colour in Summer: Green, Dark-green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Oblanceolate
Apices: Acute
Additional Info: White felt-like hairs usually on lower surface; leaf margins commonly entire but may be toothed or lobed.

Inflorescence Type: Head (capitulum)
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Corolla Shape:Ligulate
Ovary Position:Inferior
Colour (petals): Showy, White, Green, Yellow, Orange, Pink, Red, Brown, Bronze
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Fruit Type: Cypsela (achene + calyx)
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: Sep, Oct
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant

Bark or Stem Colour:

Propagation: Seed, Cuttings
Pest Susceptibility: Bacterial leaf spot, Crown rot, Mealybugs, Mildew, ( Drought resistant )
(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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