Argyranthemum frutescens

Argyranthemum frutescens

Photo/Illustration: 
Michelle Gervais
Photo/Illustration: 
Melissa Lucas
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(Argyranthemum frutescens)
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Genus:  Argyranthemum
Argyranthemum is often mistaken for or offered as Chrysanthemum . It is a great plant in containers where it isn't hardy. A. 'Jamaica Primrose' and A. 'Vancouver' will survive in Zones 7-11.
Care:  Provide full sun and well-drained soil. Pinch out the growing tips to encourage a compact habit. Prune in early to mid-spring. 
Propagation:  Root greenwood or semi-ripe cuttings of non-flowering shoots, 2 to 4 inches long, in late summer or mid-spring. Overwinter young plants in a cool greenhouse.
Problems:  Coarse-leaved species and cultivars are prone to crown gall and chrysanthemum leaf miner.

Overview

Height
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Growth Pace
Moderate Grower
Light
Full Sun Only
Moisture
Dry to Medium
Maintenance
Moderate
Characteristics
Attracts Butterflies,
Fragrant Flowers,
Showy Flowers
Bloom Time
Early Fall,
Early Summer,
Fall,
Late Spring,
Late Summer,
Spring,
Summer
Flower Color
Orange/Salmon Flower,
Pink Flower,
White Flower,
Yellow Flower
Foliage Color
Evergreen
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Suitable as Annual
Style
Container,
Formal Garden
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Type
Perennials

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