African daisy


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African daisy

n.
Any of several African plants in the composite family, especially those in the genera Arctotis, Dimorphotheca, Gerbera, Lonas, and Osteospermum, that have showy flower heads.
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Noun1.African daisy - shrub of southwestern Mediterranean region having yellow daisylike flowersAfrican daisy - shrub of southwestern Mediterranean region having yellow daisylike flowers
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Lonas, Lonas - one species: yellow ageratum
2.African daisy - African or Asiatic herbs with daisylike flowers
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Gerbera, Gerbera - genus of South African or Asiatic herbs: African daisies
Barberton daisy, Gerbera jamesonii, Transvaal daisy - widely cultivated South African perennial having flower heads with orange to flame-colored rays
3.African daisy - any of several plants of the genus Arctotis having daisylike flowersAfrican daisy - any of several plants of the genus Arctotis having daisylike flowers
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
Arctotis, genus Arctotis - herbs and subshrubs: African daisy
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Striking new colors include the 2019 Pantone color of the year, "Living Coral," seen in the Gerbera Revolution Salmon Shades potted flower, also known as the African Daisy. Gerbera plants are easy to care for and provide great indoor decor, which also makes them perfect choices for gift giving.
Other safe plants for cats and dogs include African daisy, calendula, nasturtium, Boston fern, rose, camellia, gerber daisy, pampas grass, marigold, petunia, spider plant, star jasmine, sunflower, viola, snap dragon and zinnia.
SAFER CHOICES MANY herbs, including rosemary, parsley, lavender, thyme and sage are good, safe choices for cats and dogs, as well as African daisy, calendula, nasturtium, Boston fern, rose, camellia, gerber daisy, pampas grass, marigold, petunia, spider plant, star jasmine, sunflower, viola, snap dragon and zinnia.
Jasmine and sweet orange add to the aroma, while the power of African Daisy and Birdsfoot Lotus flowers add an alchemical edge.

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