I have a double gerber daisy growing in a pot in my backyard and thought it was pretty and unusual. Kind of made me think of a siamese twin. L.S., Coppell
DAISY, GERBERA Annual / Morning Sun
Gerbera jamesonii Ht. 12”-18” Spread 12”-15”
GER-ba-ra jaym-SON-ee-eye Spacing: 12”
HABIT: Showy, daisy like flower in many colors on long stems. Large lettuce-looking foliage and very showy flowers in various shades of reds, pinks, and yellows. Mulch heavily.
CULTURE: Plant in moist but well-drained soil and fertilize every two weeks.
USES: Color for cooler parts of the growing season. Container plant.
PROBLEMS: Whiteflies, slugs, and snails. Doesn’t like hot weather.
NOTES: Use a few in the early spring for a splash of color, but don’t invest a lot of money in these plants.