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).
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.
Item Package Size
Plant - 5" Deep Pot
Butterscotch Baby African Daisy
Gazania Butterscotch Baby
5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Late spring to early summer
Low Fertility Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Attract Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Great For Mass Plantings, Easy To Grow, Good For Containers, Good Rockgarden Or Alpine Plant, Rabbit Resistant
Anywhere In The US, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Spring / Summer, Fall
Ships To Canada
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.
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.
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