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Gazania rigens 'Takatu Red'


Gazania rigens 'Takatu Red' Gazania rigens 'Takatu Red' Gazania rigens 'Takatu Red'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Hardy decumbent perennial with long green leaves. It forms a wide flat clump. Large daisy-like red flowers with a black centre throughout the summer. Very hardy for dry sunny sites, extremely drought tolerant.

 
Genus
Gazania
Species   rigens
Cultivar   'Takatu Red'

Common name
Treasure flower

Family name
Compositae
Place of origin
South Africa


DETAILS
Height
30 cm
Width
50 cm
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Prefers a sunny site / Tolerates some frost

Flowering perennial / Ground cover plants for sun / Plants for coastal sites

Perennials

Category
Small, height up to 0.6 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 2.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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