Gazania Butterscotch Baby

Butterscotch Baby Gazania

Gazania Butterscotch Baby (African Daisy) is a reliably perennial Gazania hybrid that blooms with half dollar sized, butterscotch orange flowers in mid- to late spring. Discovered growing in Pueblo Colorado, the plant tolerates extremes of heat and cold. Drought resistant perennial plant (xeric).
Zones 5 - 9
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Attract Butterflies
Rabbit Resistant
Containers
Rock Gardens
Great for Mass Plantings
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
20 to 30"
Mature Plant Size 3-4" tall 8-10" wide
Bloom Time Late spring to early summer
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Size Plant - 5" Pot
SKU HC014579

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

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.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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3-4" tall x 8-10" wide. Small, bright and delicious, the flowers of Gazania 'Butterscotch Baby' are a delight. A garden hybrid, this African Daisy has a low, tight, tidy rosette of thin green leaves. In addition, this perennial is very cold hardy and garden tested, surviving below zero winter temperatures. Discovered in the xeric garden of cactus expert Jeff Thompson.
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SKU
HC014579
Item Package Size
Plant - 5" Pot
Common Name
Butterscotch Baby Gazania
Botanical Name
Gazania Butterscotch Baby
Zones
5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Yellow
Height
Under 6 inches
Mature Height
3-4" tall
Mature Spread
8-10" wide
Bloom Time
Mid - Late Spring, Late Spring - Early Summer
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer
Ships As
Potted Plant
Soil Type
Low Fertility Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Soil Moisture
Drought Resistant / Waterwise
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30"
Advantages
Deer Resistant, Attract Butterflies, Rabbit Resistant, Containers, Rock Gardens, Great for Mass Plantings
Ideal Region
Anywhere In The US, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Ships To Canada
No
Planting Guides

Tips For Growing Gazania (African Daisy)

Gazania (African Daisy) is a genus of African wildflowers known for their showy, daisy-like flowers.
Preferred growing conditions:

  • Plant in a fast draining, infertile soil with full sun. Avoid clay soils. Mulch with gravel or not at all.
  • Water regularly for the first 2 to 3 months to establish new transplants. Thereafter, infrequent but deep watering is adequate.
  • The plants benefit from deadheading to extend the blooming period and limit reseeding where it's not desirable.
  • Fertilize lightly in the fall with a half and half blend of Yum Yum Mix and good quality compost.

Special comments:

  • Gazania are typically short lived perennials and gardeners should replace tired plants every 3 or 4 growing seasons. Gazania are willing re-seeders and can be encouraged to do so by mulching with gravel.
  • Reinvigorate the plants in mid-spring by vigorously scratching out the dead foliage to reveal new leaves emerging from the crown. Don't cut the plants back to the ground as this can kill them.

View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.
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