Both widespread names of this South African native, Transvaal daisy and Barberton daisy, spell out its geographical origin, Transvaal being a province and Barberton a metropolis there. A perennial, it is too tender to stay by way of winter besides in components of Zones 9 and 10, but it can bloom the first year from seed. Gerbera is grown as an annual. Flowers are single, semi-double, or double in shades of pink, orange, pink, yellow, and white and are as much as 4 inches or more in diameter. Growing Transvaal daisy, Barberton daisy: They grow greatest in full sun however will tolerate partial shade. They need moist, effectively-drained soil excessive in natural matter and high humidity. Use started plants and plant out after last frost and when the ground has warmed. Be certain to plant at floor level. Depending on the variability, area 12 to 15 inches apart. Propagating Transvaal daisy, Barberton daisy: Start new plants from seed.