Plant Information

New Day® Strawberry Shortcake Mixture Gazania

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Gazania rigens

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Drought Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Height: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Width: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Landscapers and consumers will appreciate this drought-tolerant series for its excellent performance in containers and baskets, as well as a garden edging or groundcover.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 8 to 9 weeks
Supplied as coated seed. 

  • More uniform flowering than competing varieties, with larger
    flowers and better plant habits. 
  • Compact, sturdy, high-quality plants are easy to produce and super-holdable at retail. 
  • Bred to deliver shorter peduncles and beefier-looking plants. 
  • Well-suited to high-density pack and small container production. 
  • Drought-tolerant series performs beautifully in containers and baskets, and as a garden edging or groundcover.

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