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Annuals – Gerbera Daisy

  • Gerbera daisy 

Botanical name:  gerbera jamesonii 

Beginner friendly?: yes

Average size at maturity: up to 2 ft in height and in width 

Bloom time:  late spring, summer, early fall 

Hardy zone: zones 8-11

Flower color: yellow, pink, orange, red, white 

Foliage color: green

Growth rate: can reach mature size in a single growing season

Pruning instructions: trim dead leaves and overgrowth as needed 

Propagation methods: cut a stem just below a node and place in water until roots start to emerge

Landscape use: great for adding color to a landscape and for flower picking 

Light needs: 6 hours of sunlight a day 

Special features: comes in every color except for blue

Watering instructions:  water when the top inch of soil has dried from the last watering 

Fertilizing instructions : you can apply an A 24-8-16 N-P-K water-soluble fertilizer periodically throughout the growing season

Best time to plant: spring 

Best type of soil: loam, sand 

Companion plants: yarrow, garlic, marigolds

Toxicity level: non-toxic for humans and pets 

Invasive species: no 

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