Gerbera Daisy Plants

Gerbera Daisy

Anonymous added on March 21, 2018 | Answered

Point university has a court yard and the building surrounds it, there is an area where I would like to add the Gerberas, I get about 3 hours of direct sun then it goes to shade, I would like to plant about 48 plants. Even though the plants will be in some shade it still seems like it is bright enough ? I've tried day lilies and they didn't survive last year. Thanks for your help, Dawn Cotton

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Answered on March 22, 2018

Gerbera daisies really do like full sun, which is usually defined as at least 6 hours per day. There's a chance the plants will survive with only 3 hours of light, but they'll probably get leggy and pale and not bloom very well. You can read more about Gerbera daisy requirements here:
If you want to try Gerberas, give it a shot! Just know you might be disappointed. The site you're working with is considered to be partial shade. This article should give you some ideas for plants that will thrive with only 3 hours of sun:

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