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Gerbera and Sunflower

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1 Color
1.1 Color
Orange, Pink, Purple, Red, White, Yellow
Yellow
1.1.1 Color Meaning
Orange - Satisfaction and Passion, Pink - Sensitivity and Love, Purple - Elegance and Pride, Red - Courage, Desire and Love, White - Purity and Innocence, Yellow - Happiness and Friendship
Yellow - Happiness and Friendship
1.2 Stem Size
0"
0"
1.3 Fragrance
NA
Spicy
1.4 Petals
1.4.1 Number Of Petals
Sunflower
5
Rank: 5 (Overall)
34
Rank: 1 (Overall)
Lily
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1.5 Other Characteristics
1.5.1 Shape
Oval
Sun
1.5.2 Height
Lavender
6.00 cm
Rank: 12 (Overall)
50.00 cm
Rank: 3 (Overall)
Verbena
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1.5.3 Diameter
Daffodil
7.00 cm
Rank: 6 (Overall)
7.50 cm
Rank: 5 (Overall)
Iris
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1.6 Line
Not Available
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1.7 Silhouette
Not Available
Not Available
1.8 Blossom Texture
Not Available
Not Available
1.9 Blossom Size
0"
0"
1.10 Form
Not Available
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2 Care
2.1 Growing Conditions of
2.1.1 Sunlight
Full Sun
Full Sun
2.1.2 Watering
Enough
Enough
2.2 Soil
2.2.1 Type of Soil
Sandy
Loamy, Sandy
2.2.2 The pH of Soil
Dandelion
5.50
Rank: 8 (Overall)
6.00
Rank: 6 (Overall)
Gardenia
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2.2.3 Essential Fertilizers
Ammonium
Lime stone
2.3 Common Pests and Diseases
2.3.1 List of Pests
Aphids, Nematodes, Whiteflies
NA
2.3.2 List of Diseases
Alternia Leaf Spot, Bacterial leaf spot or blast, blight, Powdery Mildew, Root Rot, Stem Rot
NA
2.4 Bloom Time
All Summer Season, Fall Season, Spring Season
All Summer Season
2.5 Vase Life
0
0
3 Interesting Facts
3.1 Facts
3.1.1 History
3.1.2 Origin
Africa, Asia, South America
North America, South America
3.2 Interesting Facts of
  • Gerbera flowers have a long vase life.
  • Gerbera flowers are named after a botonist and physician Trauggott Gerber.
  • They are fifth most popular flowers in the world after rose, carnation, chrysanthemum and tulip.
  • This flower actually tracks the position of the Sun in sky.
  • Tallest sunflower was grown of about 25' 5.5" height in in the Netherlands in 1986.
3.3 Lifespan
Perennials - a plant that lives for three or more years
Annuals - complete its full life cycle in one growing season, Perennials - a plant that lives for three or more years
3.4 Habit
Herbs, Shrubs
Herbs
3.5 Flower Meaning
3.6 Astrological Flower
3.7 Birth Month Flower
3.8 Flower Availability
4 Benefits
4.1 Uses
Not Available
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4.2 Health Benefits
Best remedy for Cough & Cold, Reduces risk of cancer, Treats rheumatism
Best remedy for Cough & Cold, Treats bronchial infections, Treats laryngeal and pulmonary inffections
4.2.1 Medicinal Uses
Acts as a antispasmodic, Treats mouth sores
Bears expectorant properties, Have diuretic properties
4.2.2 Culinary Uses
NA
Used in salads, soups and sandwiches
4.3 Other Benefits
4.3.1 Design Uses
4.3.2 Cosmetic Uses
Used in nail paints and lipstick shades, Used in Perfumes
Lightens the skin, Softens skin, Used in creams, hand lotions and in essential oils
4.3.3 Occasional Uses
Anniversary, Birth Day, Friendship Day, Wedding
Friendship Day, Wedding
4.4 Allergy
Asthma, Contact Dermatitis, Hayfever
Breathing problems, dry or cracked skin, Headache, Itching, Itchy eyes, Red eyes, Runny nose, Sinus pain, Wheezing
5 Family
5.1 Common Name
5.2 Tribe
5.3 Scientific Name
Gerbera Jamesonii
Helianthus
5.4 Kingdom
Plantae
Plantae
5.4.1 Sub kingdom
Tracheobionta
Tracheobionta
5.5 Super Division
Spermatophyte
Spermatophyta
5.5.1 Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
5.5.2 Order
Asterales
Asterales
5.6 Class
Magnoliopsida
Magnoliopsida
5.7 Family
Asteraceae
Asteraceae
5.7.1 Sub Family
Mutisioideae
Asteroideae
5.8 Genus
Not Available
Not Available
5.9 Number of Species
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
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Rank: N/A (Overall)

About Gerbera and Sunflower

It is said that earth laughs with flowers. Be it Fragrant Flowers or non-fragrant flowers, they keep the surrounding cheerful. They are the best gift from mother earth. Let’s know about Gerbera and Sunflower facts like color, shape, fragrance, growing conditions and benefits in the sections below.

More about Gerbera and Sunflower Facts and color

You must be curious to know more about Gerbera and Sunflower facts and color. flowers.comparespecies.com will let you know all the Interesting Facts about Gerbera and Sunflower. Gerbera comes in Orange, Pink, Purple, Red, White, Yellow colors whereas Sunflower flowers are with Yellow colors. Other Gerbera and Sunflower facts will definitely amuse you.

Gerbera and Sunflower growing conditions

Absolute growing condition is the only key to keep plants in good health and in good shape. Let’s learn about essential Gerbera and Sunflower growing conditions. Gerbera requires Full Sun and Enough watering with 5.50 of Sandy soil. Sunflower needs Full Sun and Enough watering with 6.00 of Loamy, Sandy soil. Get other Gerbera and Sunflower facts in the sections below.

Gerbera and Sunflower Facts

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Gerbera and Sunflower Classification

After knowing about various Gerbera and Sunflower facts, let's study their classification. Based on genetic and physical features, Gerbera and Sunflower classification starts with knowing their scientific name. The scientific name of Gerbera and Sunflower is Gerbera Jamesonii and Helianthus respectively. Gerbera belongs to Asteraceae family whereas Sunflower falls under Asteraceae family. Also check out Flowers by Color so as to plant colorful aroma in the garden.

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