Gerbera daisies are also known as African daisies or Transvaal daisies. Gerbera daisies are known to be a symbol of joy, happiness, and optimism. Gerbera flowers are also the national flower of South Africa. They’re so popular because they bring colour into any garden or space in your home. So if you’re a dog owner and you’re wondering if they are safe to plant in your garden, let’s find out.
Gerbera Daisies are non-toxic to dogs and are safe for dog owners to plant in their garden without worrying about poisoning their pet dog.
Gerbera Daisies are beautiful flower that can be planted in your garden for the summer. These flowers are easy to grow and maintain, so they’re perfect for beginners. They also come in many different colours, which is excellent if you want to add some variety to your garden. You’ll love how these daisies will brighten up any space!
Where Best To Plant Gerberas
To keep these flowers in good condition, they need well-ventilated conditions that are cool with lots of light. They do better if given some shade from the hottest sun, as it can harm their leaves and blooms.
How To Protect Gerbera Flowers From A Dog
If you’re a dog owner, it’s essential to know that these flowers are not poisonous. However- we all deserve some beautiful flower gardens, and this information will help protect your Gerberas from the cheeky dogs who love to have a munch!
- Plant in window boxes out of reach
- Plant in hanging baskets out of reach
- Teach your dog to leave it command
- Corner off your flower bed, use a small fence
Do gerbera flowers heads have seeds in them?
Yes, they do. You can use the seeds from the flower heads to plant more Gerbera Daisys over and over again!
How high do they grow?
They are a type of perennial plant that can grow up to two feet tall.
- Two Feet
Colours Of The Blooms
The name “Gerbera” is derived from the German word for “dear one”, which botanist Carl Linnaeus called these plants in honour of his friend Dr Johann Gottlieb Gertrud Gerhard, who was an avid gardener himself.
About the Author
Teresa has studied canine behaviour and canine nutrition. She loves sharing her knowledge and educating through her articles. Teresa has some pets that she adores two dogs, two cats, and one hamster.