Argyranthemum Frutescens Marguerite Daisy

Description

(Argyranthemum frutescens)

SPECIAL QUALITIES

Marguerite daisies are favourites of Australian gardeners. They are long flowering, easy care additions to garden beds and patio pots.

FLOWERS

The daisy flowers appear year round in mild climates and spring to autumn in cool climates.

POSITION & USES

Plant in a sunny position in well drained and cultivated garden soil. This plant has a myriad of uses. It looks great en masse, as a feature plant (eg either side of a pathway), mixed with olher shrubs and perennials or in a large tub.

CULTIVATION

After each flush of flowers finishes cut lhe bush back lightly and fertilise. Every six monlhs prune the plant to half to keep it compact.

FERTILISING

Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed will keep it looking its best.

WATER RATING

  • Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
  • Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
  • Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.

Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.

CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.

Herb Attributes

Plants Needed per Square Metre 1
Habit A hardy, rounded shrubby plant.
Position Full Sun, Light Frost
Height 1M
Width 1.2M