General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 12 to 18 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Deep Golden-yellow.
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Trade name information:
Series: Garvinea®
Trade Name: Sweet Smile
Cultivar name: 'Garsmile'
Common names
  • Gerbera Daisy

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Location: Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Date: 2020-11-02
Location: KALAMA WA
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