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Argyranthemum frutescens Lollipop

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

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening Bun Shaped, Dense, Rounded, Shrub Like

Description:
Very popular but short-lived perennial or shrub with clean daisy-like, yellow centred flowers. Foliage is dark green, deeply cut and fragrant when brushed against. A bushy classic growing to approx. 60cm tall. Many cultivars are available, in single and double flowering forms. A great choice when you need a fast growing, flowering border plant. The Lollipop Series are smaller and more compact plants.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

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

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Best in a sunny position planted in well drained soil. Will tolerate some coastal exposure. Feel in Spring and deadhead when necessary. Cut back further in late Summer to promote another flush.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Asteraceae Africa

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Assorted, Pink, White, Yellow, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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