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Argyranthemum
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Plant Type: Annuals

Argyranthemum is often mistaken foror offered as Chrysanthemum.

It is a great plant in containers where it isn't hardy.

Care: Provide full sun and well-drained soil. Pinch out the growing tips toencourage a compact habit. Prune in early to mid-spring.

Propagation:Root greenwood or semi-ripe cuttings of non-flowering shoots, 2 to 4inches long, in late summer or mid-spring. Overwinter young plants in acool greenhouse.

Problems: Coarse-leaved species and cultivars are prone to crown gall and chrysanthemum leaf miner.

 


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color

Orange/Salmon, Pink, White, & Yellow

Foliage Color

Green

Plant Spread

1 - 3 ft.

Good Companions

Plant Height

1-3 ft.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

Soil Moisture

Dry to Medium


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

Attracts butterflies, fragrant flowers, & showy flowers

Bloom Time

Spring/summer,

Critter Resistance

Exposure

Full Sun

Growth Rate

Moderate

Seasonal Interests

Summer