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Gerbera jamesonii

Common Name(s):
Gerber daisy, Gerbera daisy, Transvaal daisy
Cultivar(s):
Mardi Gras, Rainbow
Categories:
Annuals, Perennials
Comment:

Gerbera daisy only perennializes in the mild coastal climate of zone 8, but in the mountains and Piedmont it can be grown as an annual and brought indoors during the winter; use a non-matting winter mulch, such as pine needles to improve winter survival; wonderful, long lasting cut flowers; tender perennial often grown as an annual; prefers moist, well-drained soil rich in organic matter; keep moist; fertilize lightly; crown should be level with the soil; good cut flower; subject to leaf spots and root rots; this plant is occasionally damaged by deer

Season:
Early summer to frost
Light:
Sun to partial shade
Color:
Red, pink, yellow, white, orange, salmon, single, semi-double to double
Height:
12-18 in.
Space:
12 to 15 in.
Flower Color:
yellow, pink, peach, red
Hardiness:
USDA Hardiness Zone 8
Propagation:
Seed, division in spring
Exposure:
Full sun
Soil:
Well-drained soil
Regions:
Piedmont, Coastal Plain
Origin:
South Africa, Asia
Tags:
pink, sun, annual, summer, yellow, perennial, orange, red, fall, white, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 77

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