Common name: "Gerber Daisy"
Latin name: Gerbera spp
Native to: Originally Africa, Madagascar and Asia. Today most are man made hybrids. [...]
Pictured above are three 4" pots of "Gerber Daisy". These long lasting flowers were named after Traugott Gerber... a German naturalist.http://www.ag.auburn.edu/hort/faculty-old/DrD...
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6. Gerber Daisy [PICTURE]http://gardening.about.com/od/choosingperenni...
Gerbera jamesonii (Gerber Daisy) I live in southern Georgia. The perennials I have had the best luck from and bloom all year for me are Gerber daisies. They are beautifulhttp://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/consumer/f...
Transvaal daisy; Gerber daisyhttp://www.floridata.com/ref/g/gerb_jam.cfm
Common Names: Gerber daisy, Transvaal daisy, Barberton daisy, African daisy
Family: Asteraceae/Compositae (aster/daisy Family)
Huge brilliantly-colored flowers are the hallmark of this tender perennial. The spectacular flowers resemble large daisies with a golden center surrounded by one or more ranks of "petals" (actually ray flowers). http://www.greenlightwrite.com/gerber.htm
The gerber (gerbera jamesonii) daisy is popular with the home gardener as well as the florist. It's long lasting and long stemmed with large flowers. Native to South Africa, you'll see the gerber wherever a bright splash of color is desired in a flowerbed, along a walkway, in a window box or as a potted plant. [PICTURE]