Gerbera Seeds - Yellow
USDA Zones: 8 - 11
Height: 8 - 10 inches
Bloom Season: Late spring to late summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
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: 10 - 15 inches
Gerbera Daisy (Gerbera Jamesonii Revolution Golden Yellow) - Gerbera seeds are easy to grow, and the beautiful, bold flowers are worth the effort! This golden yellow Gerbera Daisy flower is 4 inches across and a dazzling performer. Gerbera Daisies are perfect for pots, baskets, and in the flower bed. Gerbera Jamesonii plants are native to South Africa, and they will grow as perennials in frost-free zones.
Gerbera Jamesonii 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 Gerbera Daisy flower loves full sun or partial shade and appreciates deep, rich soil. Therefore, working in compost and other organics is helpful, and keep the soil evenly moist.
Sow Gerbera Daisy seeds indoors 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 seed directly outdoors when soil temperatures are warm. Gerbera Jamesonii care includes removing the spent blooms and stems as well as applying a liquid, balanced fertilizer every other week throughout the blooming season.