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Gerbera daisy 'Red'   

Gerbera jamesonii

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Red is a variety of Gerbera daisy which is a member of the Gerbera family. Its botanical name is Gerbera jamesonii 'Red'. Blooms normally display as a colour very similar to   Cadmium red. When mature, they grow to 8.6 cm (3.35 inches imperial) in diameter.The mature flowers take a Semi-double form. Leaves usually appear in   Pakistan green colour. A type of Flower, it mainly grows as an Annual/Perennial plant - which means it typically can have a varying lifetime - from 1 year to several. Red has a erect-like growing habit.

South Africa is believed to be where Red originates from.

Red Gerbera daisy is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Red have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Red

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Red likes a position of partial sun and remember to water moderately. Red is generally regarded as a half hardy plant, so it will require protection in frosts and low temperatures. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 8 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

Growing Red from seed

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Red about 77 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Red

Red is half hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside - as a guideline, the minimum temperature outside should be approximately 7°C / 45°F.

Harvesting Red

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