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Gerbera jamesonii

Barbeton Daisy

Much loved and famous through out the world.

Plant Type:

General Size: small

Flowering Time: summer

Flowering Colour: red

Specifications: birds | container plants | evergreen | flowers for the vase | insect eaters | semi shade | townhouse gardens

Description

This is a perennial groundcover with deeply lobed leaves covered with silky hairs. The striking flower is borne on a long stalk and the outermost petals (ray florets) may be cream, red, orange, yellow or pink, while the central flowers (disc florets) are cream. Flowering occurs in spring and autumn. It requires full sun and moderate watering. It is an ideal plant for containers. It attract birds and is much loved throughout the world. It is long lasting in a vase.
Named for Traugott Gerber ( 1710-1743)