Zones: 9 to 11
Size: To 12" tall and wide
Flowers on 10" stems, daisy-like, orange rays with orange to brown centers. Does not like hot humid summers. Grown as an annual in much of the US.
Gorteria with winged leaves. The leaflets are equal, ovate, rolled back at the edges, hairy, and white beneath : petals of the ray large, of a gold-colour, and elegantly marked at the base. Stem herbaceous. (Bot. Repos. - Gorteria pavonia)
Published in Fruct. Sem. Pl. 2: 451 in 1791.
Native to Mozambique and South Africa.
Gazania pavonia R.Br. 1813 is a synonym.