Gerbera Daisy, Transvaal Daisy, African Daisy, Barberton Daisy, Gerber Daisy
Gerbera jamesonii 'Lollipop Strawberry'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Gerbera (GER-ber-a) (Info)
Species: jamesonii (jay-mess-OWN-ee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Lollipop Strawberry
Additional cultivar information:(Lollipop Series)

Category:

Annuals

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Pink

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Houston, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Apr 16, 2012, cr0ak from Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

I just wanted to say that the watering info for this plant is incorrect. All Gerberas need to be kept moist. They cannot be allowed to dry out. (This is according to the growing info included with my Watermelon Lollipop.) Please see my entry for the Watermelon Lollipop for other (different) info, which was taken directly from the growing instructions.