‘Electric Orange’ Drakensberg Daisy™ Hardy Garden Gerbera

‘Electric Orange’ Drakensberg Daisy™ Hardy Garden Gerbera

Gerbera Drakensberg Daisy™ ‘Electric Orange’

Vigorous and hardy with a profusion of daisy-like flowers with lighter centers. The medium-sized flowers top sturdy stems above a rosette of dark green foliage from spring until the first frost. The Drakensberg Daisy series is bred to thrive in full sun and intense heat and humidity, and is incredibly disease-resistant.

Bloom/Feature

Intense orange flowers with darker centers bloom summer to fall

Plant Type

New IntroductionsPerennials

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

USDA Zones

7

Zone Detail

Key Features

Disease / Pest Resistance

Flowering Season

Spring

Use

Border, Container, Mass Planting

Exposure

Full Sun

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil

Fertilizer

Monthly in gardens; bi-monthly in containers

Dimensions

12-18" H x spreading

Pruning

After flowering 

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in full sun
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • backfill and plant 1-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants