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Festival Gerbera Daisy(14 of 15)

Gerbera jamesonii 'Festival Light Mix'--Festival Gerbera Daisy

- Tender perennial grown as an annual for its large 3-5 inch daisy-like double flowers in a variety of colors
- Plant in full sun; fertilize regularly
- Plant in coarse, sharply drained soil; plant slightly high; susceptible to root rot
- Height: 10-12 inches
- Width: 8-12 inches
- Hardy in zones 9-11

Zones 2-8: Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; plant in full sun; water when dry, but don't over water; discard plants after first hard frost.

Zones 9-11: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; water when dry, but don't over water; cut back and mulch in fall.

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