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Blue Marguerite, Kingfisher Daisy
Scientific Name: Felicia amelloides (L.) Voss
Synonym: Felicia aethiopica, Agathaea coelestis
Family: Asteraceae
Blue Marguerite, Kingfisher Daisy (Felicia  amelloides) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8,9,11,13-24
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Evergreen, blooming all year in mild climates

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Southern Africa

Growth Habits: Shrubby perennial to 1.5 feet high (45 cm), 4 feet spread (1 m)

Watering Needs: Regular water

Propagation: Easy by cuttings, seeds


Blue Marguerite, Kingfisher Daisy (Felicia  amelloides)

Cultural Practices:
Trim severely in late summer to encourage new wood formation, and keep it compact

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:
The blue daisies with yellow center are over 1 inch in diameter (3 cm), and come most of the year.


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