Gerbera is a genus of ornamental plants from the sunflower family (Asteraceae). It was named in honour of the German botanist and naturalist Traugott Gerber.
India has a long tradition of floriculture and organic farming. Now a day, commercial farming of gerbera plants & flower is very popular in India. Gerbera is the fifth most used cut flower in the world. They vary greatly in shape and size. Colours include white, cream, yellow, orange, red, and pink.
India is best known as diverse agro-climatic and ecological conditions, have best place to grow all types of commercially important cut flowers like Gerbera, Rose, Marigold, Jasmine, Gladiolus, Chrysanthemum, Carnation, Tuberose, Orchids, Liliums and many more.