Argyranthemum Sunny Days

Category: Argyranthemum

Argyranthemum frutescens Federation Daisy Logo 2016

Commonly known as a Marguerite Daisy, here is a variety with an extra unusual, yet outstanding appearance for a daisy. Soft yellow petals partner with a 'kapow', bright yellow anemone centre. The brilliant colour of the flower is contrasted by the interesting mid green foliage. A variety sure to bring a smile to your face when in full flower.

Height to 60cm

Width to 45cm

Plant in full or part sun position with well drained soils. If drainage is poor, such as in most clay soils, break down the clay or build up your garden bed to provide good drainage.
Federation Daisies aren’t particularly thirsty plants but they will benefit from regular watering, particularly whilst establishing and when the flower buds are forming. The plants will be able to withstand short periods of dryness once established. Tub plants should be kept evenly moist.
Feed in autumn and spring with controlled release fertiliser to promote flower formation and good plant health.
Federation Daisies were bred to branch naturally from the base and stay nice and compact. They don’t need pruning as a rule, perhaps a very light trim to remove spent flowers, if desired. Do not cut into old wood as this could kill the plant.
Pests and Diseases
The plants are seldom attacked by pests, but if aphids appear they can be hosed off the plants with a strong jet of water. Alternatively, apply an appropriate insecticide at the rate recommended by the manufacturer.

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Brand Federation Daisy
Preferred Climate Cool temperate, Temperate
Tolerances Coastal - Salt tolerant, Drought tolerant, Light frost tolerant
Use Cut flower, Garden, Pots & tubs, Shrub
Position Full sun, Part shade
Height 40-60cm
PBR Status PBR Eligible
PBR Information This variety may be registerable under the PBR Act, 1994. Growers should determine it's PBR status prior to propagation or undertaking other commercial activities.


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