Gerberas have become highly desirable and are increasingly valuable in the florist trade. Cut flowers and small potted plants are now available in supermarkets everywhere. They perform well in the landscape, particularly in warm, arid climates, where their distinctive flowers brighten the perennial bed.
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Cultivation: Medium-sized perennial for USDA hardiness zones 9 to 11. Grows best in partial to full sun with low moisture.
Size: Reaches 9" to 18" (23 cm to 46 cm) tall with a spread of 9" to 18" (23 cm to 46 cm).
Flowering: Blooms year-round or from early summer through early fall in zone .
Propagation methods: division, seeds.