Last week, I chose these beautiful gerbera ガーベラ to decorate the conversation school 英会話教室 in Fuse, Higashi Osaka 東大阪布施. As they belong to the family of Daisies, just as the sunflower, there form is very close. They come in a variety of vivid colours, so they make a very beautiful decoration. Gerbera ガーベラ are quite well known in Japan, so a lot of my conversation students 英会話生徒 said ”Oh, what beautiful geberas!” or something similar. Then we go on and talk about the name in English 英語, and the students have the chance to describe the flower if they fell like it. As these flowers have a very vivid colour, the students 英会話生徒 had the chance to use this for composed adjectives like “vivid orange” or “vivid pink”. These flowers are found in nearly all continents starting with an “A” – (South) America, Africa and Asia.
Thanks to the flower market, we can enjoy them now all around the world, as gerberas ガーベラ are really wonderful flowers.
If you want to know more, have a look at the wikipedia pages on gerbera: