Indiginous to South Africa
Taxonomy of Gerbera Daisy Flowers:
Plant taxonomy classifies gerbera daisy flowers as Gerbera jamesonii . “African daisy” is listed as a common name for this plant, since it is indigenous to South Africa. But in North America you’re more likely to see an altered version of the scientific name (either “gerber daisy” or “gerbera daisy”) used essentially as the plant’s common name.
Gerbera daisy flowers are classified as herbaceous perennials .
Characteristics of Gerbera Daisy Flowers:
Gerbera daisy flowers exhibit large (4") blooms with yellowish central disks surrounded by colorful rays. The rays are most commonly yellow, red or orange. However, growers have also produced varieties in white, pink and violet. Gerbera daisy flowers reach a little over one foot in height, with a width slightly less than that.
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