Gerbera Daisy Facts and Myths
Fact – Gerbera Daisies are grown in South America and also in Canada. Though Canadian gerberas tend to be slightly more expensive, they are worth their asking price. The greenhouses in Canada have perfected the art of growing flowers and provide us with larger flowers and sturdier stems.
Myth – Gerbera Daisies stems need to be held up by plastic straws.
Fact – Gerbera Daisies bought from a reputable grower and handled correctly will stand straight with no aid from plastic straws.
Myth – Gerberas don’t last very long.
Fact – Gerbera Daisies cause the water they are in to become dirty quickly. Frequent water changes can keep gerbera daisies alive for between one week and ten days.