Gazania Kiss Frosty Red Gazania Rigens is a heat and drought tolerant perennial plant native to South Africa. Gazania Kiss Frosty Red seeds are easy to germinate, and also commonly called Treasure Flower, this popular garden flower is grown as a tender perennial in warmer climates and as an annual in colder areas. Gazania Kiss Frosty Red features attractive foliage with finely lobbed, silvery leaves that make the perfect backdrop to the extremely showy, dahlia-like, raspberry-red daisies with yellow center disks. The bright blooms of Treasure Flower is a magnet to bees and butterflies.
Gazania Kiss Frosty Red makes an outstanding, compact growing, low to the ground, mat-forming, flowering ground cover for hot, sunny locations. The vibrant, brilliant red flowers of Kiss Frosty Red Gazania create an unforgettable display of color when this Treasure Flower is planted in flower beds, borders, along walkways, containers, baskets and window boxes. If grown as an annual Gazania Rigens seeds have to be started indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost, so the plant can bloom the same year. Treasure Flower thrives growing in full sun adapting to virtually any soil and withstanding the worst heat and dry periods.
Height: 10 Inches
Bloom Season: Spring/Summer/Fall/Winter
Soil Type: Average/Poor/Dry/Moist well-drained, pH 5.8-6.8
USDA Zones: 8-11 (As Perennial) All Regions of North America (As Annual)
Sow Indoors: Winter (Indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring In Zones 8-11(Outdoors)
Seed Depth: Surface sowing - press seeds slightly into the soil
Germination Time: 14-21 Days