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Gazania linearis ‘Colorado Gold’

Gazania - Colorado Gold
Scientific NameGazania linearis ‘Colorado Gold’
Common NameGazania – Colorado Gold (aka Colorado Gold Treasure Flower)
FamilyAsteraceae
HabitHerbaceous Perennial, compact.
Growth FormBeginning in late spring, the plant covers itself with bright yellow daisy-type flowers held over a rosette of narrow, deep green leaves. Silvery leaf underside. This hardy gazania forms a much more attractive evergreen mat.
Mature SizeHeight: 4-6″ Width: 10-12″
FlowersYellow. Bloom Time: Early Summer to Mid Fall. Flowers open quite early in the morning, closing only in inclement weather and at night. Deadhead spent flowers to encourage additional bloom.
HardinessZones 5-9
Sun RequirementsFull Sun
Water RequirementsDrought Resistant / Waterwise, Average, Medium
Soil RequirementsSandy Soil, Average Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Other InfoContainers Rock Gardens Xeriscapes Low Maintenance, showy.
Additional PhotosGazania - Colorado Gold