Gerbera jamesonii

Common name: Gerbera

Scientific name: Gerbera jamesonii

The Gerbera (Barberton Daisy) is a popular cut flower. Gerberas’ bright, saucer-shaped blossoms are in a wide range of colors.


Plant typeFlowering plant
Available colorsPink, Red, White, Yellow
Growth habitUpright
Mature height8 – 10 inches
Mature width6 – 8 inches
Soil conditionWell drained, fibrous and fertile medium.
SunlightDirect light, High light intensity causes burning of leaves & flowers.
Water requirementOnce per 3 – 4 days based on the condition of the medium.
Nutrition requirement Add flowering fertilizer once per week.
MaintenanceRemove dry leaves & flowers.
Common issuesHighly susceptible to pest and diseases. Spray fungicide at least once per 10 – 15 days to maintain good plant condition.
Pot size14cm