Gerbera daisies are known for their cheery brilliant, rich colors and big blooms. Extremely popular and fashionable for thier simplicity and form, you can plant them in flower beds, window boxes, or containers. Combine them with the fine foliage of asparagus fern in a pot for a striking look.
Plant gerberas in spring in a spot with good drainage and full sun or very light shade. These plants thrive in sandy, well-drained soils. Water during dry weather. Feed with a liquid fertilizer diluted according to label directions every two weeks. Gerberas prefer mild temperatures. In hot weather, be patient, keep them watered, and they will bloom again in the fall until frost. Plant where they will get afternoon shade in areas where summers are hot.
Some Bonnie Plants varieties may not be available at your local stores, as we select and sell varieties best suited to the growing conditions in each region.
- Type Annual
- Light Full sun
- Plant spacing 9 to 12 inches apart
- Plant size 12 to 18 inches tall
Some Bonnie Plants varieties may not be available in your local area, due to different variables in certain regions. Also, if any variety is a limited, regional variety it will be noted on the pertinent variety page.
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