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Gerbera jamesonii 'Everlast Carmine' (Gerbera, African Daisy)

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Plant description

gerbera jamesonii gerbera everlast carmine 2

gerbera jamesonii gerbera everlast carmine 1

Gerbera 'Everlast Carmine' is a smaller version of the popular florist flower, and is great for growing in pots and the garden where it will flower beautifully all year round. It likes a sunny spot, and mulching will keep the soil cool. Feed regularly with liquid feed or slow release fertiliser for good performance, following the directions on the packet. To pick the flowers, twist from the base of the stem till the bloom comes away from the plant.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: pink
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.3 metres
Minimum height: 0.2 metres

Maximum width: 0.2 metres
Minimum width: 0.2 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Butterflies, insects, bees.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: well-drained.

Sand: moist.

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.

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