Gerberas are the embodiment of modern day floristry. They epitomize modern day living and have sentiments of happiness, modernism. They are eclectic, enigmatic and a joy to work with. Native to South Africa, Gerberas have been cultivated to our European demands.
One of the most popular of all flowers, they can be seen in almost all flower shops!
I always think it is such a shame when a bouquet of flowers dies. What was once an outstanding example of nature in all it’s loveliness, declines into a bunch of lifeless petals.
Last week Jon bought me a wonderful bouquet for my birthday. A week later it is still blooming and I remove the fading flowers on a daily basis. In order to keep the memory I have photographed some of the flowers and will use them in various projects.
In friendship's fragrant garden,there are flowers of every hue.
Each with its own fair beauty and its gift of joy for you.
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