Planted Lifespan of Gerbera Daisies

Gerbera daisies (Gerbera jamesonii), commonly seen in container gardens and in colorful flower beds, are considered annuals in northern climates and perennials in the warmer zones. Even in southern gardens, or when brought indoors in cold weather, they only live about 2-3 years.

Keywords: gerbera daisy, daisy lifespan, Gerbera jamesonii, gerbera cultivation, growing gerbera daisies

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Melissa Jordan-Reilly has been a writer for 20 years, both as a newspaper reporter and as an editor of nonprofit newsletters. Among the publications in which she has published are, "The Winsted Journal," "Taconic" and "Compass Magazine." A graduate of the University of Connecticut, Jordan-Reilly also pursues sustainable agriculture techniques and tends a market garden at her Northwestern Connecticut home.