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Argyranthemum frutescens Bright Carmine

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Argyranthemum frutescens Bright Carmine Marguerite Daisy, Paris Daisy, Federation Daisy,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Dense, Rounded, Shrub Like

Blooming abundantly from late winter and into the heat of summer, these neat, compact daisies will bring the garden to life. They are versatile plants that are suitable for garden beds, informal low hedges and container planting, combined with other garden favourites or simply grow them on their own. 'Bright Carmine' has dark pink flowers with a yellow centre.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: For growing in pots, use a good quality, well drained potting mix, that contains fertiliser. Do not allow plants to dry out. Prune lightly after flowering to encourage new growth & maintain the plant's habit. Information and Image courtesy of Federation Daisy

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Asteraceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate