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Gerbera jamesonii

Common name: Gerbera

Trademark: Bengal™ gerbera

Introduced by: Syngenta Flowers, Gilroy, California

  • Zone 10; AHS 12 to 1
  • The Bengal gerbera series is perfect for pots 6-inch or larger with its large, showy flowers and manageable habit, allowing for more plants per square foot
  • Upright habit; 8 to 10” tall by 6 to 8” wide
  • Moisture
  • Common pests thrips, aphids, whiteflies, fungus gnats; common diseases Botrytis, Rhizoctonia, Alternaria, powdery mildew
  • 6-inch and larger containers (Bengal seed comes

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