The Garden Guide

Felicia amelloides - Cape Daisy

{formerly Agathea coelestis - see Gertrude Jekyll plant list} See references by Jekyll July plant combinations and in August colour planning

Family: Asteraceae (Compositae) Common names: Cape Daisy, blue felicia bush, shrubby felicia, bush felicia, blue felicia, blue marguerite, blue daisy bush, Paris daisy ; bloumagriet, blou-astertjie (Africa)

Felicia amelloides has sky-blue and sunny yellow flowerheads. It is a South African plant belonging to the Aster family. It is frost-hardy, perennial, long-lived and wind-resistant.