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 Autumn Flowers

Gerbera Daisy

 

Gerbera Daisy

    Gerbera Daisy - please refer to plant caretag for specific variety information

 

Colours - Many bright colours.

 

Flowering period - Blooms from early summer until autumn.

 

Features - Elegant daisies bearing brightly coloured flowers on strong, slightly curved stems above slumps of unique foliage.

 

Spacing - Plant 12" to 15" apart (30 - 38 cm)

 

Height - Grows 10" to 12" tall (25 - 30 cm)

 

Soil and water - Best in rich, moist and well drained soil. Use a soil with good aeration. Water as needed.

 

Light requirements - Plant in full sun or part shade.

 

Best use - Excellent cut flowers. Harvest when fully open. Attractive in borders, containers and garden beds.

 

Growing tips - Plant in garden after threat of frost has passed. Not hardy, grow as an annual. Water 2 to 3 times per week until established. Attracts bees, butterflies and birds. Fertilize every 2 to 3 weeks with an all purpose water soluble fertilizer. Remove finished blooms at base of plant to encourage new blooms.

 

 

Planning your garden

For beginners it is important to draw a garden layout plan

• Choose plants suitable for the site (sun vs. shade, soil, etc)

• Arrange plants according to their height

• Arrange according to plant form and texture

• Arrange according to flowering periods for constant blooming

• Arrange in groupings by type and color considerations

 

Select an autumn flower

 

Autumn Flowers

Click on a flower from the list below to see a photo and find lots of growing and plant care tips.

 

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   Aster

   Calendula

   Cherianthus

   Coreopsis

   Dianthus

   Felicia

   Gaillardia

   Garden Mum

   Gerbera Daisy

   Heuchera

   Kale - Flowering

   Linaria

   Ornamental pepper

   Pansy

   Pansy - Icicle

   Petunia

   Rudbeckia

   Salvia

   Snapdragon

   Viola

 

 

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