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botanical name:
Argyranthemum frutescens 'Madeira Crested Merlot'
Argyranthemum frutescens 'Madeira Crested Merlot' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Marguerite
synonyms:  Argyranthemum frutescens 'Bonmadmerlo'
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.45m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -1°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
description:
Compact sub-shrub with bluish-green divided, evergreen leaves. Freely produced anemone-form purplish wine-red flowers

cultivation:
Well drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun.

propagation:
From greenwood cuttings in spring or semi-ripe cutting in summer, using non-flowering shoots. Keep young plants frost free over winter.


other notes:
One of the Maderia Series from Bonza Botanicals Pty., Ltd., New SOuth Wales Australia.

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