Blushing Barberton Daisy

Gerbera viridifolia

Griquateebossie (Afr.)

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Gerbera viridifolia produces beautiful cream, mauve or purple daisies for most of the year. It is one of the parents of today's popular florist Gerbera hybrids. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Spring

Special features

Attracts bees

Special features

Origin

Africa, South, Africa

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Sand, Loam

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Uses

Personality

Family

Asteraceae

Flower colour

Purple

Credits

profile iconGerbera viridifolia
by Isabel Johnson, KwaZulu-Natal National Botanical Garden, May 2006 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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