Fresh Gerbera, fresh cheerfulness for every interior. The power of the gerbera? She brings a large dose of cheerfulness into your home! Its fresh color and playful shape suit every interior and every event, so gerberas are always the right choice.
COLORS AND SHAPES OF FRESH GERBERAS
If you say gerbera, you say colour! The basic colors of the gerbera are white, red, yellow, pink, purple, orange and green. The flower is also bicoloured, multicoloured and in various colors derived from the basic colours. The beautiful heart of this flower can be black or green. In short: plenty of choice in color. The shape is downright cheerful: single- and double-flowered, pompon- and spider-shaped. Have you ever noticed that when a child draws a flower, it is in the shape of the gerbera?
SYMBOLIC OF FRESH GERBERAS
Why gerberas are known as birth flowers may stem from the fact that we often find them cheerful. They come in all colors. They attract the flowers and bees. They stand for innocence and purity. Turn them towards the sun. And they are best available in the spring. There are so many reasons why we love gerberas, maybe that's why we associate the flower with the birth of a baby.
ORIGIN OF FRESH GERBERAS
The gerbera is a non-scented flower that belongs to the plant genus Asteraceae, or Compositae. It has its origins in South Africa, Asia, South America and Tasmania. Every year, 900 million gerberas are produced in the Netherlands with 600 different varieties in colours, shapes and sizes. A popular lady!
CARE OF FRESH GERBERAS
- Cut a piece of the flower stem of the fresh gerbera diagonally with a sharp knife.
- Use a clean (glass) vase for your fresh gerberas and fill it with ± 7 cm tap water at room temperature.
- Use cut flower food for a mixed bouquet.
- Ensure the correct ambient temperature for your beautiful gerberas (maximum 20 °C).
- Do not place your fresh gerberas in a draught, not in full sun, not near the heater and not next to the fruit bowl.
- Regularly refill the vase of your fresh gerberas with tap water.