Gazania krebsiana Hantamberg Orange

Hantamberg Orange African Daisy

Exclusive. A breathtaking South African wildflower with an early spring display of huge orange flowers held over fine textured silver-gray foliage. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
Zones 7 - 10
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Bee Friendly
Rabbit Resistant
Evergreen
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
20 to 30"
Mature Plant Size 8-10" tall 18-24" wide
Bloom Time Early to mid spring
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Size Plant - 5" Pot
SKU HC014580

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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8-10" X 18-24" wide. “Breathtaking” is the word for ‘Hantamberg Orange’ in flower. Huge glowing orange daisies bloom on top of attractive silver leaves for many months. This perennial Gazania is for in-ground plantings in mild winter Zone 7 -10 climates and for containers in colder areas. It is an important early season bloomer to feed the bees as they wake up from winter.
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SKU
HC014580
Item Package Size
Plant - 5" Pot
Common Name
Hantamberg Orange African Daisy
Botanical Name
Gazania krebsiana Hantamberg Orange
Zones
7, 8, 9, 10
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Flower Color
Orange
Height
12 inches
Mature Height
8-10" tall
Mature Spread
18-24" wide
Bloom Time
Early - Mid Spring
Bloom Time
Early to mid spring
Ships As
Potted Plant
Evergreen Foliage
Yes
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Average Soil
Soil Moisture
Drought Resistant / Waterwise
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30"
Advantages
Deer Resistant, Bee Friendly, Rabbit Resistant, Evergreen
Ideal Region
Southeast, Western Only, Hot Desert, Coastal California
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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