Scientific Name: Felicia amelloides
Common Name: blue marguerite, blue daisy
Family Name: Asteraceae
Origin: Africa
Hardiness Zone: Zone 9: (-7 to -1 °C)
Plant Type: Flowering pot plant
Mature Size: 0.4 - 0.7m x 0.1 - 0.3m (height x width)
Habit: Arching, Spreading, Twiggy
Form: Mounded
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Container planting, Hanging basket, Perennial border, Rock garden, Summer interest
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media:
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Obovate, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Head (capitulum), Blue, Jun-Jul-Aug-Sep-Oct
Fruit: Cypsela (achene + calyx), Silver, Aug-Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Leaves ovate to obovate, hairy, <3cm long; flower heads <2cm wide with light blue ray florets and yellow centers, from June to frost.