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Golden marguerite

Anthemis tinctoria

This clump-forming perennial produces many weeks of daisy-like flowers in summer. It is great in borders and works well as a cut flower.

CareProvide full sun and dry to medium soil. Good drainage is very important. Anthemis does not do well in clay soil. Divide every two years.

PropagationSow seed in containers in early spring; divide plants in spring; root cuttings in spring or late summer.

ProblemsMildew rarely occurs, but plants are slug and aphid prone.

  • Genus : Anthemis
  • Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
  • Tolerance : Drought Tolerant
  • Moisture : Dry to Medium
  • Light : Full Sun
  • Growth Rate : Moderate
  • Maintenance : Moderate
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Bloom Time : Summer
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
  • Flower Color : White
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