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Gazania Sunset Jane is a low maintenance, perennial groundcover with bright, double flowered honey coloured daisy flowers. It is recommended as an alternative to potentially invasive seed-grown 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.
Flower colour: Orange
Flowering season: spring summer
Maximum height: 0.4 metres
Minimum height: not specified
Maximum width: 0.4 metres
Minimum width: not specified
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Clay: moist, well-drained.
Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.5-7
Downy mildew, pythium in wet conditions
Planting season: All.
Types of fertiliser: General purpose.