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Gazania ringens 'Tiger Eye' (Gazania)

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Plant description

gazania ringens gazania tiger eye 1

Gazania 'Tiger Eye' is a new variety of the useful Gazania, with bold variegated leaves of dark green edged with cream-gold and beautifully contrasting bright orange flowers with a brown centre. A water miser plant that survives harsh conditions like poor soil, pure sand and heat, it is a low growing ground cover. It is a tender perennial, meaning that anything more than light frost will knock it down. Likes a sunny spot with well drained soil.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: orange and brown
Flowering season: spring summer autumn

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.2 metres
Minimum height: 0.1 metres

Maximum width: 0.3 metres
Minimum width: 0.1 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Insects, bees.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical, tropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: dry, moist, well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Soil pH: 5.5-7.5

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.

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