Reasons to Choose a Gerbera Daisy Bouquet

The delicate gerberas flowers can brighten up people with their beautiful presence. You may either buy them as ornamental decorations for your home or office or send a gerbera daisy bouquet as a wonderful gift to loved ones. Gerberas flowers, like other famous blooms, evoke positive emotions like happiness which is good for health. Who would not want to receive a stunning gerbera daisy arrangement with or without a special occasion? Flowers indeed can bring a genuine smile and immediate happiness to their receivers, as shown by a previous research finding. 

The history of the gerberas flowers is as vibrant as the florals themselves. Originally from South Africa, they were discovered by Robert Jameson in the 19th century. These colorful blossoms which are also called Transvaal Daisy were named after the German botanist Traugott Gerber. The gerberas flowers continue to captivate people with their distinct charm, making them one of the famous florals to pick even if there is no celebration. If you are considering bringing a smile to someone’s face or just enhancing your living and working spaces, here are 5 reasons why it is great to choose a gerberas bouquet. 

5 Reasons to Select Gerberas Flowers

1. Convey different meanings

Gerberas flowers exude a variety of meanings based on the colors you choose. Giving a beautiful gerbera daisy bouquet is one way to express your feelings to the recipient or about any occasion like birthdays, anniversaries, or engagements. Knowing the different meanings associated with the colors of gerberas flowers such as the following can help you choose the perfect one that conveys your emotion.   

  • Pink gerberas flowers represent gentility and grace. Light pink conveys admiration and sympathy while the dark pink florals symbolize gratitude.
  • Yellow colors signify cheerfulness and friendship.
  • White implies innocence and purity of heart.
  • Red expresses passion, desire, and love.
  • Orange gerberas flowers convey that the receiver is the sunshine of your life and you are attached to that person.
  • Purple gerbera daisy implies elegance, pride, and feminine beauty.
2. Lift the mood

Sending a bouquet or decorating your spaces with gerberas flowers can uplift the mood with the blooms’ bright and cheerful colors. A bouquet or a pot of these flowers provides vibrancy that can turn a drab living or working area into a lively space.  

3. Have diverse color selections

Gerberas flowers have a wide spectrum of shades that you can choose. With its diverse palette, you will never run out of selections if you wish to purchase a gerbera daisy arrangement. From simple white florals, dainty pinks, and bright yellows, to intense reds, and sunny orange hues among others, there are many color choices to create an attractive bouquet.

4. Match with other flowers for a stunning arrangement

What is amazing about gerberas flowers is that they can be paired with other blooms and foliage to design a beautiful arrangement. Add shades of gerbera daisies with other flowers to create either a monochromatic or assorted styled arrangement like the following:

  • Mix a white gerberas bouquet with similar shades of roses and peonies.
  • Put together pink gerbera daisies, lilies, tulips, and peonies for a monochromatic flower arrangement that bring delight to the receiver.   
  • Pair white gerbera daisies, blue hyacinths, and yellow tulips for a summer vibe at home or in the office.
  • Mix and match orange gerbera daisies, yellow alstroemeria, hot pink carnations, and green button mums for a garden party.
5. Longevity

Gerberas flowers can have a long vase life. They can last up to 14 days in a vase if provided with proper care. Here are simple care tips that you can follow to ensure the longevity of your gerberas bouquet:

  • Cut the stems at a 45-degree angle for better water absorption before putting the gerberas flowers in a vase filled with fresh water.
  • Remove any leaves that are submerged in water to avoid decay.
  • Replace the water in the vase every couple of days to prevent the growth of bacteria.
  • Place the vase or the bouquet where there is a moderate temperature, preferably between 65–75°F (18–24°C).
  • Avoid direct sunlight that may cause wilting so you can enjoy looking at gerberas flowers for a long time. 


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Aside from being beautiful decorations at home and in the office, gerberas flowers can be perfect gifts if you are looking for a fresh bouquet to give your loved ones with or without a special occasion. A gerbera bouquet can put a smile on the face and lift the mood of a person. There is a wide range of delicate and vibrant colors to choose from that also have various meanings such as happiness, love, purity, and elegance. Knowing what each color symbolizes can perfectly convey your message to the receiver. Give proper care to gerberas flowers so they can last long.


The Flower Patch Shop offers beautiful flower arrangements carefully crafted by its skilled florists. Made from fresh local and imported blooms such as gerberas flowers, the striking arrangements can be in bouquets, baskets, vases, or flowers. Put add-ons for a more personalized touch. They are perfect to give any day of the year and during special occasions like Valentine’s Day. Same-day flower delivery is offered in key cities like Makati, Pasig, Ortigas, Alabang, Libis, and Quezon City. Meanwhile, the cutoff for Valentine’s orders is on February 10. There is also no provincial delivery during Valentine’s Season. Order now.



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