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Argyranthemum frutescens 'Madeira Crested Merlot'
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common name: Marguerite
synonyms: Argyranthemum frutescens 'Bonmadmerlo'
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -1°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
Compact sub-shrub with bluish-green divided, evergreen leaves. Freely produced anemone-form purplish wine-red flowers
Well drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun.
From greenwood cuttings in spring or semi-ripe cutting in summer, using non-flowering shoots. Keep young plants frost free over winter.
One of the Maderia Series from Bonza Botanicals Pty., Ltd., New SOuth Wales Australia.