The gerbera is a non-scented flower that belongs to the plant genus Asteraceae, or Compositae. The origin of the gerbera is South Africa, Asia, South America and Tasmania. Every year, almost 1 billion gerberas are produced in the Netherlands with 600 different varieties in colours, shapes and sizes. So a popular lady!
Colors and shapes
When you say gerbera, you say color! The basic colors are white, red, yellow, pink, purple, orange and green. The flower is also available in two-tone, multi-colored and in various colors derived from the basic colours. The beautiful heart of this flower can be black or green. In short: plenty of choice in color. The shape is downright cheerful: single and double flowered, pompom and spider shapes. Have you ever noticed that when a child draws a flower, it is in the shape of the gerbera?
The plant likes a lot of light but prefers not to be in full sun.
The plant thrives best at temperatures above 10 Celsius
Water the plant regularly, but do not leave the plant or roots in a layer of water for too long.
Feed the Gerbera now and then and to enjoy this beautiful flowering plant for a long time, you must remove the spent flowers.
Gerbera, Fresh cheerfulness for every interior