Argyranthemum frutescens

Argyranthemum frutescens is also known as Marguerite, Paris Daisy, or Marguerite Daisy. It is a perennial plant from the family of Asteraceae, however, in colder climates, they should be treated like an annual. Argyranthemum frutescens is a perennial and it is native to the Canary Islands. They are at their best in coastal regions. If the temperature falls to -5° try using mulch to protect them.

Argyranthemum frutescens, Marguerite

Argyranthemum frutescens grows from 20 to 80cm or 8 to 32in. Green pinnately dissected foliage with daisy-like white flowers is what you get. Plant them in full sun in moist but well-drained soil. Deadhead to prolong flowering season which could be from spring through autumn. Propagate by softwood cuttings in spring or semi-hard cuttings the rest of the year. They look great in borders or wildflower landscapes, also in pots and containers. Watch out for leaf miners and Crown gall.

Argyranthemum frutescens

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