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Argyranthemum frutescens

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Marguerite is a member of the Argyranthemum family. Its botanical name is Argyranthemum frutescens.

Blooms normally display as a colour very similar to   Stil de grain yellow and   Pastel yellow.

It is a flower / ornamental that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more.

Marguerite is known for its forb-like habit and growing to a height of approximately 45.0 cm (1.46 feet).

This plant is a great attractor for butterflies, so if you are looking to attract wildlife Marguerite is a great choice.

Marguerite is normally fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Marguerite have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Marguerite

  • Full Sun

  • Partial Sun

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun / partial sun. Use Zone 10 - Zone 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Marguerite is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside.

See our list of companion Plants for Marguerite to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Marguerite from seed

Transplanting Marguerite

Marguerite is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

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Marguerite Etymology

The botanical epithet is from the Latin frutescens meaning “shrubby”

Other names for Marguerite

Shasta daisy, Federation daisy, Marguerite daisy

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