Gerbera Seeds - Mix
USDA Zones: 8 - 11
Height: 10 - 14 inches
Bloom Season: Late spring to late summer
Bloom Color: Mix
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Type: Rich, well-drained, pH 6.1 - 7.5
Average Germ Time: 10 - 21 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: Seeds must be covered thinly, no more than the thickness of the seed
Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant
Moisture: Keep seed moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 12 - 16 inches
Care & Maintenance: Gerbera
Gerbera Daisy (Gerbera Jamesonii Hybrids Mix) - This mix of flowering daisies is so impressive your neighbors will all be asking where you got this beautiful mix. You can tell them that you grew your own Gerbera Daisies from flower seed! This Gerbera flower seed mix produces compact plants scarcely a foot high and not as wide with gorgeous, large blooms on pencil-thick stems.
Originally only available in a handful of colors, the Gerbera Jamesonii plant has been hybridized to produce hundreds of varieties in all colors of the rainbow. This Gerbera flower seed mix contains warm shades of pink, rose, and watermelon-red flowers which measure 3 1/2 - 4 inches wide. They appear above the large, lovely dark green foliage on compact, sturdy little plants that bloom just 14 weeks after sowing Gerbera Daisy seeds. Gerbera Daisy flowers are very long-lasting after cutting so you can take them inside and enjoy their beauty as well.
Gerbera Daisy plants are a tender perennial. They grow everywhere as a colorful annual, and have a tremendously long bloom season. They are also a good bedding item, and of course a mainstay of the cutting garden. The flowers loves full sun and appreciates deep, rich soil, so work in compost and other organics and keep the water coming.
Sow Gerbera Daisy seeds indoors 8 - 10 weeks before the last frost. Use starter trays and sterile potting mix. Place the pointed end of the flower seed down when sowing, and barely cover the seeds as they need light to germinate. Transplant outdoors once danger of frost has passed. You may also sow Gerbera Daisy seeds directly outdoors when soil temperatures are warm.