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Exclusive. Gazania krebsiana ‘Scarlet Tanager’ (Scarlet Tanager African Daisy) is a cold hardy perennial Gazania grown for its large, incredibly scarlet flowers that appear in mid-spring and again in the fall after the heat of summer is over. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
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Gazania (African Daisy) is a genus of African wildflowers known for their showy, daisy-like flowers.
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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
from Las vegas , NV
About Me Avid Gardener
Comments about High Country Gardens Gazania krebsiana Scarlet Tanager:
I grow it in the dry area in my front garden this spring , growing fast , and is drought tolerance . the flower is scarlet red and attractive . without flower , it just look like weed. don't know if it can pass through 100s summer .
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Healthy and Hardy!
from Lakewood, Colorado
I planted these last fall and it's now early April in Colorado. These plants not only survived the winter but they are thriving! They were good size when I received and planted them and they have already more than doubled in size. I am excitedly awaiting their bloom time. Based on the health of the early plant, I have no doubt they'll be lovely.
Half of them sur\vived
from Glenwood Springs Colorado
Hard to say. One died immediately and the other stayed tiny and never bloomed.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: Hi wemittons,We are so sorry to hear that one of your Gazanias didn't make it! It looks like this variety is not quite hardy to your zone which might explain why it struggled. We hope that you'll give us a call on your next order. Our gardening experts are eager to help you choose the right plants for your area so you can get the results you paid for!Happy Gardening!
from Albuquerque, NM
Gorgeous flowers on a healthy plant! I only wish the squirrels and rabbits didn't find them so tasty!
It's a shame
from Morristown, TN
I planted it in a well drained raised bed. It bloomed and died the first year.
Merchant response: Hi Diane,We are so disappointed to hear about your Gazania not surviving! We are not sure what the cause may have been but please know we are truly committed to your success. We offer a 100% guarantee on all of our products up to a year from the day your order has shipped. We do see that you have not taken advantage of our guarantee for this Gazania. We strongly encourage you to contact us to discuss your options so you can get the results you paid for!Happy Gardening!
Scarlet Tanager is a bold early gazania
About Me Master Gardener
I have had some difficulty finding just the right place for this attractive gazania. The soil in my garden is excellent but the light is quite variable. This plant needs just the right lighting to do well. I now have it planted with other mid sized plants that are not invasive. It does not compete well. It receives direct mid-day sun for several hours a day and then shade. It starts to blossom in April, a full month earlier than the hardy Butterscotch Baby gazania but man fewer but larger blossoms.
from Rio Rancho, NM
About Me Professional Landscaper
Planted along the edge of patio flowerbed, this one is truly a showstopper!
(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)
Gorgeous, hardy, amazing!
from East TX
Doesn't know it's time to quit for cold weather!
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To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
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