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Golden marguerite

Anthemis tinctoria

Golden marguerite is a cheerful flower. Also known as golden chamomile, it produces a cloud of yellow daisies on feather gray-green foliage. Plants spread quickly, requiring division every two years or so.

After their first flush of bloom, they get rather rangy, so cut them back by about half to keep them neat-looking and encourage further bloom.

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Part Sun, Sun

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1 to 3 feet

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18-24 inches wide

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Zones:

3-7


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Kelway's golden marguerite

Kelway's golden marguerite

Anthemis x hybrida 'Kelwayi' grows to 3 feet tall, has finely divided foliage and bright yellow blooms. Zones 3-7


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