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Argyranthemum frutescens 'Butterfly'

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Butterfly Marguerite Daisy (Argyranthemum frutescens 'Butterfly') at The Growing Place

Argyranthemum frutescens 'Butterfly' flowers

Argyranthemum frutescens 'Butterfly' flowers

(Photo courtesy of Northscaping.com)

Height: 18 inches

Spread: 18 inches

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone: (annual)

Brand: Proven Winners

Ornamental Features:

Butterfly Marguerite Daisy features beautiful lemon yellow daisy flowers with yellow centers at the ends of the stems from early summer to early fall, which are most effective when planted in groupings. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It's tiny deeply cut ferny leaves remain grayish green in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes:

Butterfly Marguerite Daisy is an herbaceous annual bedding plant with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

This annual bedding plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep. Trim off the flower heads after they fade and die to encourage more blooms late into the season. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Butterfly Marguerite Daisy is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • General Garden Use
  • Mass Planting
  • Container Planting
  • Border Edging

Plant Characteristics:

Butterfly Marguerite Daisy will grow to be about 18 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 18 inches. This fast-growing annual will normally live for one full growing season, needing replacement the following year.

This annual bedding plant should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This plant can be propagated by cuttings.

This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

 
 
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