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Scientific Name: Argyranthemum frutescens cvs.
Pronunciation: ar-jur-AN-thuh-mum froo-TESS-enz
Common Name: Marguerite daisy
Family Name: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Annual
Key ID Features: Leaves have deep lobes; flowers have convex petals.
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293, HORT 2355


Habit: Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.7 - 1.3m
Spread:0.6 - 1.0m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Rating: Zone 10: (-1 to 4 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Container planting, Dryland (no watering)
Additional Info: Google Images. Cultivars shown may include: Argyranthemum 'Cobbitty Daisy Sugar Baby'; A. 'Crested Pink'; A. 'Cream Butterfly', A. 'Daisy Sugar Baby', A. 'Neptune', and A. 'Sao Vicente Rose'.
Marguerite daisy
 
 
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Dissected, Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Glabrous
Colour in Summer: Green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Obovate
Apices: Acuminate
Bases: Acute
Margins: Pinnately lobed
Additional Info: Fragrant leaves.

 
 
Inflorescence Type: Head (capitulum)
Flower Morphology:
Corolla Shape:Ligulate
Colour (petals): White, Yellow, Pink
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak: May, Oct

 
Fruit Type: Cypsela (achene + calyx)
Fruit Colour:
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Propagation: Seed, Greenwood cuttings, Stem tip cuttings
Pest Susceptibility: Leaf miner insect
 
Location(s):
(GNH) GreeNHouse
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