Barberton Daisy Growers @ Barberton Mpumalanga. We are situated at the foot of the Makhonjwa mountains, Barberton. We socialize in growing Barberton Daisies (Gerbera Jamesonii), which is found naturally in grassland in sandy, well-drained soils in Mpumalanga and Limpopo. Barberton Daisy Growers @ Barberton. These plants are small to medium sized perennials with deeply lobed, dark green leaves rising from a central crown. It bears daisy-like flowers with narrow, long petals on a long stalk, in intervals from spring to autumn and come in colours of red, pink, orange, cream and yellow. Remove dead heads regularly to encourage a longer flowering period. Plants do best with frequent feeding, especially in summer to promote flowering. Plant in part shade to full sun in well drained soil. Leaf growth is particularly lush if the plants receive a little shade, but flowering will be reduced. Ensure that the crowns are not buried and drainage is efficient or the plants will rot. Water moderately. In colder areas it will be deciduous, otherwise semi-deciduous and is drought tolerant. Attracts bees, butterflies and other insects.
Barberton Daisy Growers @ Barberton Mpumalanga Info:
USES IN THE GARDEN:
Borders, Containers, Ground Cover, Mass Planting, Rock Gardens, Wild Gardens and is excellent Cut Flowers
PESTS & DISEASES:
Be on the look out for slugs and snails and keep an eye out for caterpillars and leaf miners too. Spray, if needed, with an organic spray such as pyrethrum or neem oil.
Gerbera are prone to some viral, bacterial and fungal diseases like grey mildew, white powdery mildew and leaf spots. Spray if needed with an organic Fungicide.
Elna – 0825759171
Contact Details for Barberton Daisy Growers @ Barberton:
Elna van Niekerk
Barberton Garden Centre