Gazania, cultivar with silver foliage
Flower about to open.
Gazania new this year. One of my favourites. In British Columbia Vancouver Island area they will return in the spring to summer.
photo by SLP
Great bedding plant
The gazania brightens up any day. See if you can find the bug lunching on a leaf.(San Antonio, Tx.)
A better photo than my other one which did not do this bloom justice. (San Antonio, Tx.)
A closeup of the center photographed in March.
Gazania blooming right in the middle of winter (San Felipe, Chile)
Long narrow leaf top.
Long narrow leaf bottom.
Second leaf top.
Flower bud up close.
Flower beginning to open. This took several days!
The flower closes at night!
A gazania growing through 2 winters in my outside planter protected from frost.
Gazania Phtographed at Manali, India
A clumping variety of Gazania exhibits profuse flowering, foliage and habit. The large plant on the right has been propogating prolifically.
A beautiful gazania with a small characteristic bee included
Gazania, First Kiss
Gazania, Treasure Flower
Gazania rigens, flowering in May, Cape Town, South Africa
A 'painted' Gazania in the Convent garden Nelson, New Zealand
From Nola's Waihi garden, NZ
From my previous garden, NZ
In Ted's Waihi garden, NZ
In my garden in Waihi, NZ