Pink gerbera daisy

Common Name : Pink gerbera daisy Botanical Name : Gerbera hybrida Family : Asteraceae Order : Asterales

Pink gerbera daisy

Kingdom - Plantae

Subfamily - Mutisioideae

Genus - Gerbera

Origin / Native - South Africa, south america, asia

Height - Up to 15 inches

Spread - Up to 12 inches wide

Type - Herbaceous annual, perennial

Flowers - Large, showy, pink with black eyed, 4 inches wide, 50 petals

Foliage - Green, large, wavy margins

Flowering Colors - Red, pink, white, orange, purple, magenta, yellow, apricot, cream

Light requirement & Care - Full sun, part shade, moist, well drained soil, average water

Propagation - Seeds

Attracts - Butterflies, birds, bees

Varieties - African daisy, Transvaal Daisy, Barberton daisy, Veldt daisy

Uses - Ornamental plants, commercial, flower arrangement, bouquet, cut flowers[5th position]

Good For - Garden plant, pots, borders, garden beds, vase, greenhouse, window boxes, containers

Pink gerbera daisy in bouquet
Pink gerbera daisy in bouquet

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Government Botanical Gardens, Ooty, Tamilnadu, South India

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