True-Blue Daisy

Felicia heterophylla

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Kirstenbosch Gardens Cape Town
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The true blue daisy is one of the few felicias with entirely blue daisy flowers, in contrast to the others with yellow centres surrounded by blue/purple or white 'petals'. This pretty bushy annual is one of the spring flowers of the Western Cape.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Spring, Winter

Special features

Attracts butterflies

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil type

Sand, Clay, Loam

Soil PH preference

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Asteraceae

Flower colour

Blue

Credits

profile iconFelicia heterophylla
by P.P.J. Herman, National Herbarium, Pretoria, January 2004. With additions by Yvonne Reynolds (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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