Definition of Transvaal daisy in English:

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Transvaal daisy


A South African gerbera, grown for its large brightly colored daisylike flowers.
  • Gerbera jamesonii, family Compositae.
Example sentences
  • If your budget is healthy you may also like to make beds of Transvaal daisies and gerbera.
  • Also known as African or Transvaal daisies, they come in a choice of cream, orange, pink, red and yellow flowers, often measuring 3, 4 or even 5 inches across.
  • Over 95 percent of grown flowers are chrysanthemums, gladiolus, tuberoses, dahlias, eustoma, Carnations, lilies, roses, baby's breath, flamingo flowers, Transvaal daisies, and bird of paradise.

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Syllabification: Trans·vaal dai·sy

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