Gazania krebsiana is a perennial, evergreen groundcover.It is clump forming and very drought tolerant. In the Grasslands this attractive, free flowering groundcover produces mainly yellow and white flowers. The flowering season is very long. Leaves are carried in a basal rosette; they are rough to the touch, dark shiny green on the upper side and woolly white underneath. The main vein is brownish and prominent on the underside.
Grows best in full sun and well-drained soil. The flowers are edible and the plant is used medicinally. Numerous hybrids have been produced over the years.