Gerbera is a delicate perennial Flowering plant and a crossbreed Bloom. It is grown in the Colours of pink, dark red, bright yellow, vivid scarlet, orange and faddish yellow. Indigenous to the lands of tropical Asia, Africa, South America and Madagascar, Gerbera has made a name in the market of cut Flowers (5th in popularity after Carnation, Chrysanthemum, Rose and Tulip) and is also widely sought-after as 'Bouquet Flowers'.
4 notable types of Gerberas are:
Single Flower Gerberas
- These Blooms own a length of non-overlying ray florets/petals and a green median or disc florets.
Double/Duplex Flower Gerberas
- These Blooms own a double length of overlying petals and a green, black, or dark red, green or black center-point.
Crested Double Flower Gerberas
- These Blooms own 2 lengths of overlying petals with 1 or more inside rows of minute petals and a black, dark red eye or green center.
Full Crested Double Flower Gerberas
- These Blooms own a full overlying length of petals and a little row inside, thus securely covering the bosom.
This Flower has a big Capitulum with awe-rising, two-rim ray florets in Colours of white, pink, yellow, orange, or red and the Capitulum, looking like a solitary Bloom, is made up with hundreds of singular Blossoms. The Flower heads of Gerbera scales from 7 cm (called as Gerbera Mini 'Harley') in dimension to 12 cm (called as Gerbera 'Golden Serena').
Gerbera composition is taken as the correct Flower organism for floral formation studies. Gerberas are also renowned as Gerbera Daisies, because Daisy is a common suffix given after all plants types that derive their origin from the Asteraceae plant family. For originating from the same plant family, Gerbera gets the suffix of 'Daisy'. Barberton Daisy, Ghostly Daisy, Transvaal Daisy, and Hilton Daisy are some of the noted Gerbera Blooms.
Gerbera Attractive mixed Gerberas
dwells finely in zones which are wet but are not fully soaked. The Hybrid Gerberas, created through tissue culture, are the enduring ones that open their petals in the darkness - thus becoming a desirable choice for floral array of the domestics.
Bright Pink Gerbera Daisies are very famous floral tokens for expressing admiration and admiration to mothers during the phase of Mother's Day.