Gerbera- The Beauty and Significance of its Colors

Gerbera- The Beauty and Significance of its Colors

Who doesn’t love a cheerful bouquet at home? Readily available all year around, Gerbera daisies are some of the most common gifting flowers. They come in a spectrum full of colors, each color meaning and signifying different things.

Gerberas Daisies got its name after German botanist Traugott Gerber. These beautiful blooms originated in South Africa, and wild varieties of Gerbera Daisies now exist in various nations. In my garden, you will find red, pink, light pink, and orange Gerbera. They look fantastic. To me, Gerbera is a photogenic flower. And a photographer like me loves capturing its beauty behind the lens.

So, before you go on gifting your loved one these beautiful, cheerful flowers, let me familiarise you with the beauty and significance of their colors.

Different colors Gerbera meaning and significance

Gerbera daisies generally symbolize innocence, beauty, and purity. However, different colors of Gerbera hold different meanings:

Pink Gerbera Daisy Flower


Light pink hues of Gerbera represent compassion, respect, and admiration; however, dark hues of pink represent gratitude. And since pink flowers generally represent admiration, grace, and sympathy, Pink Gerbera flowers would be the ideal “get well soon” message gift. You can also send a bouquet of these flowers to express love and admiration playfully.

Red Gerbera Daisy Flower

A red Gerbera represents romantic love and passion. These stunning flowers are considered ideal birthday gift flowers.

White Gerbera Daisy Flower

These flowers signify purity and innocence. And because of their charm, they are often used at baptismal occasions and weddings. They are ideal flowers to wish someone good health or tell them you find them thoughtful and loyal.

Orange Gerbera Daisy Flower

These alluring blooms signify warmth, energy, and enthusiasm. They are a great gift to convey that the receiver is like sunshine in your life.

Yellow Gerbera Daisy Flower

These alluring blooms signify warmth, joy, happiness, and friendship. They are a perfect gift for your colleagues and friends to make their day brighter.

Purple Gerbera Daisy Flower

Purple Gerbera flowers symbolize elegance and royalty. These flowers represent grace, charm, fascination, and pride. They are an excellent choice to convey that you look up to that person. Purple Gerberas are a unique gifting choice.

Thus, Gerberas are a great gift for any occasion, whether a birthday, anniversary, engagement, graduation, job promotion or date. A beautiful bouquet of these flowers in a particular color can convey the message of your heart.

Do you know that Gerbera has the power to bloom for 14 days in a vase? This feature makes it a long-lasting flower cut.
Another secret about Gerbera, which very few knows, is that this flower is an amalgamation of a bunch of flowers.
Gerbera is almost 100 flowers collection of different sizes. This flower is known for inhaling carbon dioxide and exhaling oxygen at night. Thus it turns out to be an ideal flower to make a place in your bedside flower vase.

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