Tanager® Terracotta Gazania

Gazania krebsiana

This tough and hardy selection features brilliant florescent-orange daisy-like blooms from earliest spring to late autumn. Glossy, dark green leaves develop a deep purple tinge in the winter months. Forms a low, spreading mat.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.


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LoreThis 2003 Plant Select® winner was selected for outstanding garden performance throughout the high plains and inter-mountain areas of the Rocky Mountain region.
Average Size at MaturityLow spreading growth to 4 in. high and 10 in.wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through Fall
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitSpreading
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Wildlife Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Companion PlantsSalvia (Salvia); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Carpet Bugle (Ajuga); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Sedum (Sedum)

Adapts to varied soil types, and moderate to low moisture. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. As a ground cover, space plants 6 - 12 inches apart. Control weeds until plants have filled in. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer when new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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