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Gazania

Discussion in 'Plant Identification' started by Tom, Jun 1, 2010.

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  1. Tom

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    Its called "Treasure Flower". The genus is Gazania. My wife planted a bunch of these and I can't find them on any toxic or non-toxic lists. They are from South Africa, so I'd love to feed them out, once new ones start growing, if they are safe.
     
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    RE: $50 plant/flower/garden budget per month, what do i get?
    There are many different colors of Gazania. Its edible and it spreads nicely.
     
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    Yes they are fine...
     
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    Thank you both, and Yvonne too.
     
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    Gazania is not only safe but was on a recommended foliage list for desert tortoise grazing enclosures. My leopard tort's favorite treat are the big yellow gazania flowers and he also loves the succulent leaves. These plants are pretty hardy to; I've been growing them indoors with just a bit of water and limited light each day and they're doing great (despite being periodically trimmed for tortoise food).
     
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