Marguerite Daisy

Native to the Canary Islands, the marguerite daisy is a petite flower that's big on color and helps draw pollinators to your garden.

Marguerite Daisy Overview

Description For a spectacular show during cool weather, plant marguerite daisy. Often confused with Shasta daisy, marguerite is more mounded and shrubby. Different types also come in pink with a bloom that more resembles purple coneflower.Marguerite daisy's hallmark is that it loves cool weather -- and blooms best in most areas in spring and fall, though it will continue to bloom through the summer in mild-summer areas. Even when it's not in bloom, the dark green, finely cut foliage looks good against just about any light-color flower.
Genus Name Argyranthemum
Common Name Marguerite Daisy
Plant Type Annual
Light Part Sun, Sun
Height 1 to 3 feet
Width 1 to 2 feet
Flower Color Pink, White
Foliage Color Chartreuse/Gold
Season Features Fall Bloom, Spring Bloom, Summer Bloom
Special Features Attracts Birds, Cut Flowers, Good for Containers
Propagation Stem Cuttings

Marguerite Daisy Color Combinations

For a spectacular show during cool weather, look to none other than the marguerite daisy. Often confused with Shasta daisy, the marguerite is more mounded and shrubby. Some types come in pink with a blossom that resembles the purple coneflower. Marguerite daisy's hallmark is that it loves cool weather—and blooms best in most areas in spring and fall, though it will continue to bloom through the summer in regions with milder temperatures. Even when it's not in bloom, the dark green, finely cut foliage looks gorgeous against just about any light-color flower.

Garden Plans for Marguerite Daisy

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More Varieties for Marguerite Daisy

Argyranthemum 'Fireball Red'

'Fireball Red' marguerite daisy

'Fireball Red' offers double red flowers on a 1-foot-tall plant.

Argyranthemum 'Lipstick'

'Lipstick' marguerite daisy

Double hot-pink flowers grace this 1-foot-tall plant.

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'Madeira Deep Rose' marguerite daisy

'Madeira Deep Rose' bears rich, rose-colored flowers with dark green, threadlike foliage on 1-foot-tall plants.

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'Madeira Pink' marguerite daisy

Lighter pink than some of the other popular cultivars, 'Madeira Pink' entices with its double flowers on 1-foot-tall plants.

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'Madeira Primrose' marguerite daisy

'Madeira Primrose' brings gracefulness to the garden with its soft primrose-yellow blooms and abundance of flowers on 1-foot-tall plants.

Argryanthemum 'Spring Bouquet'

'Spring Bouquet' marguerite daisy

'Spring Bouquet' starts out with soft pink blooms that fade to yellow-and-white, giving it a multicolor look. It grows 1 foot tall and wide.

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