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Argyranthemum frutescens Summit Red

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Argyranthemum frutescens Summit Red Marguerite Daisy, Paris Daisy, Federation Daisy,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Bun Shaped, Dense, Rounded

Part of the 'Federation Daisy' range. These shrubs are excellent performers in patio pots and in the garden, providing colour from late Autumn through to late Spring. These daisies are woody at the base and covered with herbaceous growth that flushes with medium sized flowers. Whilst they are true perennials, their useful lifespan in the garden is usually 2-3 years. Regular maintenance will prolong plant life. Summit Red had beautiful, clear white petals with yellow centres.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Asteraceae Europe

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

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