Gerbera – Gerbera jamesonii
Symbolism: Gerbera flowers generally symbolize purity and strength, although different colours have different meanings.
- Red: fully immersed in love
- White: purity or innocence
- Pink: admiration or adoration
- Yellow: cheerfulness
Description: Gerberas may be “everyday” flowers, but their round, long-lasting blooms are always eye-catching. They come in a variety of rich colours, including reds, oranges, yellows, peaches, creams, and white.
Named after: 18th-century German naturalist, Traugott Gerbera
Latin/Scientific name: Gerbera jamesonii
Native to: South Africa and Asia
Flowering period: From late spring through autumn in the garden
Vase life: 4 to 14 days
Popular use in floral arrangements or bouquets: Gerbera flowers are commonly used in floral arrangements similar to daisies. They are often included in arrangements unless specifically requested otherwise.
When in stock in our shops: Year-round - Check out our Gerbera bouquet.