The gerbera is a non-scented flower that belongs to the 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 colors, shapes and sizes. 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 two-colored, multi-colored and in various colors derived from the basic colors. 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, pompon and spider shapes. Have you ever noticed that when a child draws a flower, this is in the form 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 °.
Water the plant regularly but do not leave the plant or roots in a layer of water for too long.
Give the Gerbera occasional nourishment and to enjoy this beautiful flowering plant for a long time you must remove the faded flowers.
Gerbera, Fresh cheerfulness for every interior