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Gazania 'Magic' (Treasure flower 'Magic')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.3m
Max height
0.25m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Gazania 'Magic'

Other names

Treasure flower 'Magic'

Genus

Gazania Gazania

Variety or Cultivar

'Magic' _ 'Magic' is a low-growing, spreading, tender to half hardy, evergreen perennial with lance-shaped, green leaves and, throughout summer, yellow flowers with a red and brown stripe down the centre of each petal.


Gazania 'Magic' is: Evergreen

Habit

Spreading

Flower

Red, Brown, Yellow, Striped in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse leafhopper , Glasshouse red spider mite , Glasshouse whitefly , Leaf-mining sawflies , Thrips , Vine weevil Aphids , Glasshouse leafhopper , Glasshouse red spider mite , Glasshouse whitefly , Leaf-mining sawflies , Thrips , Vine weevil

Grey mould Grey mould

General care

Propagation

Can be propagated by seed, but may not come true to type if seed is garden-harvested.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Seed


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Where to grow

Gazania 'Magic' (Treasure flower 'Magic') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.25m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Beds and borders, Containers

Cultivation

Plant in poor, free-draining soil in a sunny position in open ground or a container. Deadhead regularly. Under glass, grow in loam-based compost with added sharp sand in full light. Water freely in growth; keep just moist in winter.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Gazania 'Magic'

Other names

Treasure flower 'Magic'

Genus

Gazania Gazania

Variety or Cultivar

'Magic' _ 'Magic' is a low-growing, spreading, tender to half hardy, evergreen perennial with lance-shaped, green leaves and, throughout summer, yellow flowers with a red and brown stripe down the centre of each petal.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Spreading


Colour

Flower

Red, Brown, Yellow, Striped in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse leafhopper , Glasshouse red spider mite , Glasshouse whitefly , Leaf-mining sawflies , Thrips , Vine weevil

Specific diseases

Grey mould

General care

Propagation

Can be propagated by seed, but may not come true to type if seed is garden-harvested.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Gazania 'Magic' (Treasure flower 'Magic') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.25m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Beds and borders, Containers

Cultivation

Plant in poor, free-draining soil in a sunny position in open ground or a container. Deadhead regularly. Under glass, grow in loam-based compost with added sharp sand in full light. Water freely in growth; keep just moist in winter.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8

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