• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigourous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Gazania Talent Series

Treasure flower Talent Series

Treasure flower Talent Series

© � RHS 1996

  • Other common names Treasure flower Talent Series

  • Genus Gazania can be annuals or evergreen perennials, of spreading habit, with lobed lance-shaped leaves and showy daisy-like flowers which close in dull weather

  • Family Asteraceae / Asteraceae

  • Species Talent Series are half-hardy annuals to 25cm in height, of spreading habit, with narrow grey-felted leaves and solitary flowerheads 8cm across in shades of yellow, orange, pink and brownish-red

Characteristics

  • Foliage Deciduous

  • Habit Mat forming

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Aspect South-facing or East-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered

Soil

  • Chalk

    Loam

  • Chalk

    Sand

  • MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained

  • SoilLoam, Sand

  • pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline

Size

  • Ultimate height

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Ultimate spread

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height

    1-2 years

How to grow

Cultivation Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Flowers close when shaded. Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. Water in prolonged dry spells

Propagation Propagate by seed sown in late winter to early spring at 18-20�C

Suggested planting locations and garden types Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Garden Edging City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants Patio & Container Plants

How to care

Pruning Deadhead regularly

Pests Generally pest free

Diseases Generally disease free

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