The Daisy Butterfly, 'Argyranthemum frutescens', is a fantastic release from Proven Winners. The Daisy 'Butterfly' is a heat-tolerant Marguerite Daisy with 'Oomph!'.
'Butterfly' produces canary-yellow flowers throughout the summer even without deadheading. Though deadhead spent flowers to encourage additional bloom.
The deeply cut, dark green leaves are aromatic when bruised. 'Butterfly' require a sunny spot with fertile, well-drained soil and should be kept well watered in the summer.
Daisy's may be used as a cut flower and they are excellent in window boxes, pots, and rock gardens, and of course butterfly gardens, perennial borders and of course, butterfly and pollinator gardens! 'Butterfly' is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds, plus they are resistant to deer.
These warm weather Daisy's are fairly and they are grown as an annual in other cooler climatic zones. For zones 9-11, this plant can also be a perennial.
|Botanical Name||Argyranthemum frutescens 'Butterfly'|
|Mature Height||12 - 18 inches|
|Mature Spread||15 - 18 inches|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Flower Color||Yellow, Yellow Center|
|Growing Zone Range||3-11|