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Argyranthemum frutescens subsp. canariae

Argyranthemum frutescens subsp. canariae is also known as Canary Marguerite, or Paris Daisy is an evergreen sub-shrub. It is a perennial. It flowers over a long period of time and it grows to about 60cm or 2ft tall. It belongs to the Asteraceae family of plants. Argyranthemum frutescens is native to the Canary Islands.

The flowers open their petals in the morning and close them at night. Argyranthemum frutescens subsp. canariae usually grows bushy and branches out. It has bluish-green leaves. They are lanceolate or oval. The flowers are daisy-like white in color with a yellow center.

How to grow Argyranthemum frutescens subsp. canariae:

Grow them in a sunny position. Plant them in moderately fertile, moist,well-drained soil. To prolong the flowering season you should deadhead the flowers. Pinching the tips while growing also helps make it bushier. Water when it is dry. Propagate Argyranthemum frutescens subsp. canariae by softwood or semi-hardwood cuttings of non-flowering stems. Watch out for leaf miners, or crown gall. Otherwise, it is very easy to grow.

Argyranthemum Frutescens Canariae
Argyranthemum frutescens subsp. canariae
Argyranthemum Frutescens Canariae
Argyranthemum frutescens subsp. canariae
Argyranthemum Frutescens Canariae
Argyranthemum frutescens subsp. canariae

Other synonyms for Argyranthemum frutescens subsp. canariae include:

Argyranthemum canariense 
Argyranthemum frutescens var. canariae

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