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Gazania 'Sahara'

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Plant description

gazania sahara

Gazania Sahara is a low maintenance, perennial groundcover with  double flowered, bright yellow daisy flowers on grey green foliage. It is recommended as an alternative to potentially invasive seed-grown, single flowered gazanias.

Gazanias are clump-forming, carpeting plants that produce showy flowers through the summer months. They grow best in a sunny postion in gritty, well drained soils. They are drought and salt tolerant and have few pests and diseases.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: Yellow
Flowering season: spring summer

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.4 metres
Minimum height: not specified

Maximum width: 0.4 metres
Minimum width: not specified

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light 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: moist, well-drained.

Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.

Soil pH: 5.5-7

Diseases

Downy mildew, pythium in wet conditions

Pests

Aphids, thrips, spider mites

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: All.

Types of fertiliser: Feed once a year with a general purpose fertiliser.

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