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ga·za·ni·a

 (gə-zā′nē-ə, -nyə)
n.
Any of various plants of the genus Gazania of the composite family, native to southern Africa and widely cultivated for their bright orange, red, yellow, or white daisylike flower heads.

[New Latin, genus name, after Theodorus Gaza (c. 1400-1478), Byzantine humanist in Italy who translated the botanical work of Theophrastus into Latin.]

gazania

(ɡəˈzeɪnɪə)
n
(Plants) any plant of the S African genus Gazania, grown for their rayed flowers in variegated colours; the flowers close in the afternoon: family Asteraceae. Also called: treasure flower
[named after Theodore of Gaza, (1398–1478), translator of the botanical treatises of Theophrastus]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gazania - any plant of the genus Gazania valued for their showy daisy flowers
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Gazania - genus of tomentose tropical African herbs with milky sap
Gazania rigens, treasure flower - decumbent South African perennial with short densely leafy stems and orange flower rays with black eyespots at base
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Much of this is generated by mesembryanthemum and gazania.
Know what plants can thrive Perennials which can be grown in a seaside setting include achillea, crocosmia, eryngium (sea holly), echinops (globe thistle), sedum, heuchera (coral flower), euphorbia, gazania, scabiosa.
Know what plants can thrive: Perennials which can be grown in a seaside setting include achillea, crocosmia, eryngium (sea holly), echinops (globe thistle), sedum, heuchera (coral flower), euphorbia, gazania, scabiosa.
Among them is this wonderful mixture of premium, colourful Gazania Mixed.
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The previous owner was Gazania Investments Two Hundred and Forty Two (Proprietary) Ltd.
If you must use annuals, which are notoriously thirsty, keep them in pots rather than borders and go for ones which can withstand drier situations, like pelargoniums, gazania and osteospermum.
The flowers put on display included Gypsophila, Gamolepis, Acroclinium, Anchusa, Ageratum, Aster, Alyssum, Antirrhinum, Calendula, Candytuft, Corn Flower, Cineraria, Clarkia, Dianthus, Dimorphotheca, English Daisy, Gazania, and Helichrysum.
Sow slow-growing bedding under cover, including gazania, lobelia and pelargonium as well as perennials and grasses which you want to flower this year.
Labour Investment Holdings (LIH) has 51% shareholding in Gazania Investments 128 (Pty) Ltd (Gazania 128) and Avant-Garde Investments CC has 49% interest in Gazania 128.
The variety of flowers included Acroclinium, Anchusa, Ageratum, Aster, Alyssum, Antirrhinum, Annual Chrysanthemum, Calendula, Candytuft, Corn Flower, Cineraria, Clarkia, Dianthus, Dimorphotheca, English Daisy, Gazania, Godetia, Gypsophila, Gamolepis, Helichrysum,.
In the flower and plant section you can see palm trees, cactus, Washingtonian palm trees, river red trees, royal poinciana, council trees, button mangroves, weeping bottle brush, Singapore plumeria, sea hibiscus, vinca, ice plants, candle brush, Indian almonds, geraniums, gazania and paper flowers.