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Commonly known as Marguerite, Paris daisy
Genus of 24 species of spreading to erect daisy-like flowering subshrubs from the Canaries and adjacent regions (Macaronesia) often referred to as chyrsanthemums and marguerites.
Can flower almost continuously in the warmer months.
Good to know - deadhead to improve appearance as season advances.
Pests & Diseases - none.
Place of Origin - Canary Islands
Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse - Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
Height - 70cm (28in)
Spread - 70cm (28in)
Dwarf - compact subshrub. Flower heads 5cm (2in) across with yellow disc-florets.
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - glaucous (blue-green) foliage.
well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
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