Gerberas are perennial plants, native to tropical areas. They bear large, daisy-shaped flowers, that make excellent cut flowers, from mid-spring to autumn.
Latin name: Gerbera "Loveliness"
They grow in full sun, in moderately moist, fertile soils.
Propagated by seeds and division.
Variety that features fuchsia-coloured flowers with a green central disk that contains numerous florets.