Gazania Kiss Rose Gazania Rigens is a herbaceous, short-lived perennial native to South Africa. Gazania Kiss Rose seeds germinate fast and easy and also known as Treasure Flower, this particular Gazania Rigens forms low to the ground mounds of dark-green foliage and blooms with highly attractive, large, rose-pink, daisy-like flowers with bright yellow centers. Most often, Gazania is grown as a garden annual, but in warmer climates like Texas of California Treasure Flower performs as a tender perennial. Blooming all season long Gazania attracts butterflies and bees.
Gazania Kiss Rose is suitable as a compact growing, flowering ground cover for sunny dry spots, and Treasure Flower is an ideal flower to grow in borders, flower beds, rock gardens, containers, hanging baskets, window boxes, and so on. If the plant is intended to be grown as an annual, Gazania Rigens seeds should be started indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost and transplanted outdoors after last frost. Kiss Rose Gazania performs best in full sun and fast-draining, light, sandy soil, but the plant adapts easily to less preferable conditions tolerating drought and heat.
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