Transvaal Daisy, Barberton Daisy, Gerber Daisy Gerbera jamesonii

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Gerbera jamesonii

Family:

Asteraceae

Genus:

Gerbera

Species:

jamesonii

Common Name:

Transvaal Daisy, Barberton Daisy, Gerber Daisy

Seeds Per Pound:
118,040
Quantity:
1.05 lb
Avg Count Packet:
47
Germination:
91%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
10-18 inches
Collection Locale:
Taiwan
Crop Year:
2015
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
9
In Stock: 1.05 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
$6.95
10 g
$99.95
1 oz
$199.50
1 lb
$1,995.00
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: surface sow and keep moist, requires light for germination.
Other: Germination tends to be slow, Germinates faster in warmer temperatures.
In a Nutshell:
* Gerbera jamesonii is a species of flowering plant in the genus Gerbera. It is indigenous to South Eastern Africa and commonly known as the Barberton daisy, the Transvaal daisy, and as Barbertonse madeliefie in Afrikaans. more...
* It was named in honor of the German naturalist Traugott Gerber, a friend of Carolus Linnaeus. more...
* A flower, the Barberton daisy ( Gerbera jamesoni ) was discovered in Barberton , Mpumalanga Province , South Africa (1889) by Robert Jameson . It is a member of the Gerbera genus . The Gerbera daisy is perennial. more...
* The flag and coat of arms of the Province of Mpumalanga include a depiction of this flower. more...
* Grow in average to organically rich, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Appreciates some afternoon shade in hot summer climates. Raised beds should be considered in areas with poorly-drained soils. Performs best in climates with warm summer days and cool nights. Grow as annuals in St. Louis, either in the ground or in containers. Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost date. Set plants out after last frost date. more...
* No serious insect or disease problems. more...