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A tropical herbaceous plant of the daisy family, with showy flowers that are typically orange or yellow.
- ‘Daisies such as arcotis, erigerum, gazanias and osteospermums are terrific value, flowering for many months of summer.’
- ‘In amongst the shrubs and trees are many more delights both indigenous and exotic, in the form of plants such as Spanish bluebells and South African gazanias.’
- ‘Groundcovers may include African daisy, trailing gazania or even large-leafed Algerian ivy.’
- ‘The greenhouses are now stuffed full with geranimus, surfinia petunias, fuchsias and gazanias.’
- ‘Many groundcovers can also be planted, including ice plant, gazania and capeweed.’
Modern Latin, named after Theodore of Gaza (1398–1478), Greek scholar.
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