Gazania Sun Shine Mixed Color - Flower Seeds

The unreal, vividly colored flowers of this South African plant bring a touch of the exotic to the garden. Excellent for sun-baked sites with dry soil.
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Treasure flower or the gazania is a popular ornamental plant. It is popular for its bright, seasonal bloom. Most gazanias grow about 15 inches tall.

Common name: African Daisy, Treasure Flower
Color: Red, Orange, Yellow, White, Pink
Bloom time: Early summer, mid-summer, late summer and early fall
Height: 0.5 to 1.5 feet
Difficulty level: Medium

Planting & Care
You need to prune-off the spent flowers, once the flowering season is over. These can be used for composting. Deadheading weathered flowers stimulates growth. For pruning thick clusters of seasonal foliage and old stems, use bypass pruners.

Sunlight: Full sun

Soil: Tolerates droughty soil and requires well-drained soil.

Water: Watering the gazania seeds once, every week is sufficient.

Temprature: 60-65 degrees

Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer once in every month.

Care:

  • Water the site chosen for sowing the seeds.
  • Allow the soil bed to drain-away the excess water.
  • Dig-up the fertilized soil bed with your hands.
  • Every planting hole should be about 3-mm deep.
  • Ensure that you maintain a minimum distance of about 8 inches between the holes.
  • Fill each hole with gazania seeds and cover it with the dug-up soil.
  • Lightly, clamp upon the moist soil.



Harvesting: After flowering, the plant will produce seed heads containing small clusters of seed with white fluff. Since sparrows and goldfinches love to eat the seed, harvest it promptly to avoid loss. Cut the mature seed heads, or shake them into a container to remove the seed material. Clean the seed as well as possible, then store it in a cool, dry place.

Care:

  • In spring time, promote longer blossoming cycle by clipping off faded blooms and old foliage using a bypass pruner.
  • Clip spent at the leaf node so fresh buds would form at this spot.
  • You may also apply some mulch like organic compost around the plant.
  • Do not overwater your Gazania as this may invite bacteria or fungi or cause root rot.



Special Feature:
Gazania, also called treasure flower, is native to South Africa. True to its name, these sun-loving blooms have a lot of uses to gardens and must be treasured.
Use
Medicinal use:

  • There don t seem to be any recorded medicinal uses.


Ornamental use:

  • They are used for creating landscaped garden borders and as bedding plants.





Reviews

Monday, 27 July 2020

Narendra Kumar Sharma

Thursday, 23 July 2020

Archie Chaturvedi

Friday, 13 March 2020

Dhana Sekar

Sunday, 01 March 2020

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Monday, 24 February 2020

Prathima Sahu

Saturday, 22 February 2020

ANKIT GOYAL

Saturday, 26 August 2017

Do this plant require special care to grow.

Lakshmikanth Reddy Byreddy

Tuesday, 01 August 2017

Will you delier this to Delhi.

Joshi Prisy

Sunday, 23 July 2017

Will you delier this to Delhi.

Baljit Bhatia

Saturday, 22 July 2017

Beautiful flowering plant

Parvati Gujju

Thursday, 15 June 2017

are this sesonal

Priya Dharshini

Friday, 17 February 2017

Can we grow it like a climber on the gates?

Gaurav Narwania

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Up to what height this plants grows.

Nitin Mulik

Thursday, 12 January 2017

are this sesonal

patel hansa

Sunday, 25 December 2016

is it possible to grow these in delhi nowdays at home in pots?

Gaurav Narwania

Thursday, 15 December 2016

This plant loks soo cute.

Joshi Prisy

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

wow is this real plant?so amazing.

Sangeeta Chaudhry

Monday, 28 November 2016

Up to what height this plants grows.

maddirala vijaya kumari

Thursday, 17 November 2016

I love this plant, these is really easy to grow and care plant.

kiruthika sundar

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