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botanical name:
Gerbera jamesonii
Gerbera jamesonii © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  African Daisy, Transvaal Daisy, Barberton Daisy
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.45m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: multicoloured
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 5°C
USDA zone: 11 to 11
Tender evergreen perennial forming clumps of lobed to pinnatifid, dark green basal leaves. Large daisy-like flowers held on upright stems and in a range of colours, generally yellows, oranges, pinks and reds, usually with yellow centres.

Moist, well drained soil in a warm, sunny position. Only suitable for growing outside in frost-free climates, but can be cultivated under glass elsewhere.
Can be short-lived and sometimes treated as annual.

From seed, basal cuttings or division.

Containers, houseplant, cut flowers, borders in warm climates.

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