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Butterscotch Baby Gazania

Gazania x 'Butterscotch Baby'

Numerous, golden butterscotch-colored, two-inch wide blooms on low, tight clumps of finely textured green foliage. A tidy, compact, easy-care and cold-hardy gazania that will grace dry, hot xeric gardens with a burst of warm color. Plant en masse to brighten borders and rock gardens late spring through fall. Evergreen.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.


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Botanical Pronunciationgay-ZAY-nee-uh
LoreGazanias, native to South Africa, thrive in the southwestern United States, with its poor soil and dry, hot climates, adapting well to coastal conditions and thriving on sandy slopes and in xeric landscapes. Gazanias will cross pollinate and hybridize readily when multiple cultivars are present within an area, which has led to numerous color variations that dazzle the landscape.
Average Size at MaturityForms compact clumps, 3 to 4 in. tall, 8 to 10 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring through Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleRustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hillside, Groundcover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsWater when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsBlanket Flower (Gaillardia); Salvia (Salvia); False Heather (Cuphea hyssopifolia); Dianthus (Dianthus); Sedum (Sedum)

Adapts to a variety of soil types with moderate to low moisture and excellent drainage; does not tolerate soggy, poorly drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Remove spent blooms to encourage continuous flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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