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Gazania rigens 'Starbright' (Treasure flower 'Starbright')

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Gazania rigens 'Starbright'

Other names

Treasure flower 'Starbright'

Genus

Gazania Gazania

Variety or Cultivar

'Starbright' _ 'Starbright' is a half-hardy perennial grown as an annual. It has grey-green, lobed leaves forming at the base of the plant, and successional daisy-like flowers in bright colours and bicolours blooming from summer until autumn.


Gazania rigens 'Starbright' is: Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Spreading

Flower

Orange, Dark-brown, Bright-yellow, Bright-red, Bright-pink in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in Summer; Grey-green in Autumn

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

Pruning

Deadhead spent flowers.

Propagation

Sow seed in doors in early spring.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Seed


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Where to grow

Gazania rigens 'Starbright' (Treasure flower 'Starbright') will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.3m 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 for continuous flowering.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

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

Companion plants

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

Botanical name

Gazania rigens 'Starbright'

Other names

Treasure flower 'Starbright'

Genus

Gazania Gazania

Variety or Cultivar

'Starbright' _ 'Starbright' is a half-hardy perennial grown as an annual. It has grey-green, lobed leaves forming at the base of the plant, and successional daisy-like flowers in bright colours and bicolours blooming from summer until autumn.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Spreading


Colour

Flower

Orange, Dark-brown, Bright-yellow, Bright-red, Bright-pink in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in Summer; Grey-green in Autumn


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

Pruning

Deadhead spent flowers.

Propagation

Sow seed in doors in early spring.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Gazania rigens 'Starbright' (Treasure flower 'Starbright') will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.3m 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 for continuous flowering.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

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

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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