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Gazania x 'Double Gold' (Gazania)

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Plant description

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gazania double gold

Gazania x 'Double Gold' is a ground covering perennial plant with brilliant double golden flowers for most of the year. It is fast growing, very low maintenance and adaptable to most soil types. The dense, matting habit once established will deter weed growth. The double flowers will not set seed, making this gazania a low weed hazard. As a bonus, 'Double Gold' flowers much more than single gazanias. Little aftercare is needed after the plants are established, as long as all perennial weeds are eradicated before planting. Fertilise with a handful of slow release fertiliser in spring.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: yellow
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.2 metres
Minimum height: not specified

Maximum width: 0.6 metres
Minimum width: not specified

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Not specified.

Climate

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

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: dry, moist, well-drained.

Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.

Pests

Mealy bug

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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