About Gazania

Gazania is a genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae and it comes from Southern Africa. It can be found in Romania or in Europe as well. There are about 17 species of this plant. They are widely used as ornamental garden plants. Gazania plants appear in the late spring and early summer. They prefer sunny places and are tolerant of dryness and poor soils just as Sun-Flower. A commonly grown variety is the Trailing Gazania. They are commonly used as groundcovers and can be planted en masse to cover large areas or embankments, assisted by their fast growth rate. Another popular cultivated variety is the Clumping Gazania which has a number of named cultivars including “Aztec”, “Burgund”, “Copper King”, “Fiesta Red”, “Goldrush” and ”Moonglow”.