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Gerbera jamesonii/Gerbera Daisy

Gerbera jamesonii / Gerbera jamesonii
Gerbera daisy flowers vary in color
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Gerbera daisy flowers vary in color

Close-up of a single daisy flower and foliage

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Striking red gerbera daisy

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Scientific Name: Gerbera jamesonii
Common Name: Gerbera Daisy
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Flower color: Various
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
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Comments: Can tolerate some frost, but freezing temperatures will kill the plant to its roots. It is susceptible to pythium root rot, which is difficult to control and will kill plants. Be sure to plant in a well drained soil and to not overwater to avoid some root rot problems. Flowers vary from single to double in form and come in a wide variety of colors.