Gazania rigens, G. splendens
BIG KISS SERIES
Heavy blooming (up to 10-15 flowers at one time), vigorous, mounding 8-10 inch tall plants produce enormous, 4.5 inch, striped flowers. Needs less water than most flowers and is an excellent choice for edging paths, or plant in parking strips, rock gardens or containers. Most often grown as annuals, 'Big Kiss' gazanias are perennial in zones 9 and 10.
YELLOW FLAME Gazania Seeds
Enormous, 4.5 inch yellow flowers with bold mahogany red stripes.
NEW DAY SERIES Gazania Seeds
'New Day' gazanias were bred to form more compact, robust plants, with larger flowers, held on shorter stems. Growing 8-10 inches tall, they are stellar performers in containers, or in the garden as an edging or ground cover. Drought tolerant once established. Usually grown as summer annuals, 'New Day' gazanias are perennial in zones 9 and 10.
MIXTURE Gazania Seeds
A formulated blend of bronze-red, orange, pink, white, and yellow flowers.
Large 3 inch, brilliant, daisy-like flowers are held on strong stems, above vigorous, 10 inch tall plants. Compared to other gazanias, The 'Gazoo' series needs less light to open its flowers, and the blooms stay open longer; they are the ideal landscaping gazania. 'Gazoo' gazanias are unequaled in borders or containers. Grown as a summer annual in most of the country; they are perennial in zones 9 and 10.
FORMULA MIX Gazania Seeds
Large, vivid, 3" flowers in shades of solid orange, solid cream, solid yellow, orange with ring, red with ring, and yellow with ring.
RED WITH RING Gazania Seeds
Impressive red, daisy-like flowers with dark central rings.
Heavy blooming, mounding 8-10 inch tall plants produce cheerful, flashy blooms. They need less water than most flowers and look exceptional placed in parking strips, mixed borders, rock gardens, or containers. Grown as a summer annual in most of country, 'Kiss' gazanias are perennial in zones 9 and 10.
How to Plant GAZANIA Seeds
Sow seed in
flats, press into soil and
barely cover. Needs darkness
to germinate. Cover flats with
newspaper and keep out of
direct sun. Kept at 70° F., germination is in 14-21
12 inches apart.
Comments: Full sun. Heat and drought tolerant, average water produces heaviest bloom. Deer and rabbit resistant. Attracts butterflies.