Butterfly Daisy (Argyranthemum frutescens ‘Butterfly’)
The Daisy Butterfly, ‘Argyranthemum frutescens’, is a fantastic release from Proven Winners. The Daisy ‘Butterfly’ is a heat-tolerant Marguerite Daisy with ‘Oomph!’.
‘Butterfly’ produces canary-yellow flowers throughout the summer even without deadheading. Though deadhead spent flowers to encourage additional bloom.
The deeply cut, dark green leaves are aromatic when bruised. ‘Butterfly’ requires a sunny spot with fertile, well-drained soil and should be kept well watered in the summer.
Daisy’s may be used as a cut flower and they are excellent in window boxes, pots, and rock gardens, and of course butterfly gardens, perennial borders, and of course, butterfly and pollinator gardens! ‘Butterfly’ is attractive to bees, butterflies, and/or birds, plus they are resistant to deer.
These warm-weather Daisy’s are fairly and they are grown as an annual in other cooler climatic zones. For zones 9-11, this plant can also be a perennial.
|Common name||Butterfly Daisy|
|Botanical name||Argyranthemum frutescens 'Butterfly'|
|Height||12 - 18 inches|
|Width||15 - 18 inches|
|Soil condition||Widely Adaptable|
|Flower color||Yellow, Yellow Center|