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Anthemis tinctoria ‘Charme’  Perennial Marguerite Daisy

Zone 5-9

The hardy Marguerite Daisies are among the best choices for summer-long colour in the sunny border. This compact selection forms a dome of ferny green leaves, studded with small yellow daisies for the entire summer. Terrific for edging sunny borders and also a good choice for mixed containers or tubs. Shear lightly in midsummer if flowering stops. Relatively drought tolerant, and adapts well to poor soils. Divide plants in the spring every two years to maintain vigour.


Sun Exposure:  Full Sun

Soil type:  Normal or sandy, will flop if soil is too rich, tolerates poor soils

Soil PH:  Neutral, alkaline or acid

Soil Moisture:  Dry

Care level:  Easy (regular deadheading will keep it blooming and prevent reseeding, divide every two years)

Flower color: yellow

Bloom time:  Early summer to early fall

Foliage Color: Deep Green

Uses and Characteristics:  Good accent plant, Deer resistant, Drought tolerant,  Border,  Edging, Cut flower, Container, Massed. 

Flower head size: Small

Height:  30-40 cm (12-16”) 

Spread:  30-45 cm (12-18”)

Growth Rate:  Fast

Propagation:  Divide in spring.  Stem cuttings in in spring or early summer.