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.

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