Herb latin name: Gerbera lanuginosa
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of Gerbera lanuginosa:Almost always found on cliffs in shady places to 2400 metres in Uttar Pradesh.
Other uses of the herb:A "cotton" from the leaves is used as a tinder and occasionally made into coarse cloth or bags.
Propagation of Gerbera lanuginosa:Seed - sow spring in a greenhouse. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Division in spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Almost always found on cliffs in shady places to 2400 metres in Uttar Pradesh.
Medicinal use of Gerbera lanuginosa:None known
Known hazards of Gerbera lanuginosa:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.