Marguerite Daisy, Summer Daisy, Cobbity Daisy, Paris Daisy
Argyranthemum frutescens 'Vanilla Butterfly'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Argyranthemum (ar-ji-RAN-the-mum) (Info)
Species: frutescens (froo-TESS-enz) (Info)
Cultivar: Vanilla Butterfly
Additional cultivar information:(PP14642, aka Vanilla)
Hybridized by Smith, Heulitt, Metzger, Avery
Registered or introduced: 2004

Category:

Annuals

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Foliage Color:

Silver/Gray

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

White/Near White

Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Herbaceous

This plant is resistant to deer

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Dana Point, California

Olathe, Kansas

South Ozone Park, New York

Corsicana, Texas

Seattle, Washington

Butternut, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jan 2, 2014, Helenov from Toronto, ON (Zone 5b) wrote:

We planted one of these in a container and one in the ground in our zone 5 garden, and they were beautiful. They took off and flowered consistently all summer. Will plant them again.