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Argyranthemum frutescens Peppermint

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

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Rounded, Shrub Like

Description:
A multi-coloured Marguerite daisy, due to its masses of dark pink flowers that turn completely white with age. A short lived perennial or shrub with clean daisy-like, yellow centred flowers. Foliage is dark green, deeply cut and fragrant when brushed against. A classic and popular flowering shrub.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, 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: Pink, White
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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