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Leucanthemum paludosum (Annual Marguerite)

Annual Marguerite , Miniature Shasta Daisy, Annual Chrysanthemum, Chrysanthemum paludosum, Baby Marguerite, White Buttons, Snow Daisy , Creeping Daisy, Mini Marguerite, Mauranthemum paludosum, Hymenostemma paludosum, Paludosum daisy


Leucanthemum paludosum (Annual Marguerite) is a compact, bushy annual valued for its charming floral display and disease resistance. In summer, it boasts a profusion of miniature daisies with white rays and yellow central discs. Forming small clumps of deeply toothed, spoon-shaped, dark green leaves, Annual Marguerite sometimes lives over for a second bloom season. It is a popular choice for borders, flower beds, rockeries, or containers.

  • Grows up to 8-10 in. tall and wide (20-25 cm).
  • Thrives in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun in a sheltered position.
  • Excellent choice for beds and borders, cottage gardens or containers. Perfect for small gardens! Plant in small groups for better visual impact. Makes excellent and long-lasting fresh cut flowers.
  • Low maintenance, this plant is disease-free. Keep an eye out for aphids, leaf and bud eelworms.
  • Remove spent flowers to promote further blooms and maintain a neat appearance. Cut back after flowering to encourage a second flowering in fall. Cut back to the base in late fall.
  • Propagate by division.
  • Native to Europe, northern Africa

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Requirements

Hardiness 2 – 11
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A1, A2, A3
Plant Type Annuals
Plant Family Leucanthemum - Daisies
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Height 8" – 10" (20cm – 25cm)
Spread 8" – 10" (20cm – 25cm)
Spacing 10" – 12" (25cm – 30cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers, Small Gardens
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 2 – 11
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A1, A2, A3
Plant Type Annuals
Plant Family Leucanthemum - Daisies
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Height 8" – 10" (20cm – 25cm)
Spread 8" – 10" (20cm – 25cm)
Spacing 10" – 12" (25cm – 30cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers, Small Gardens
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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