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Golden Butterfly® Marguerite Daisy

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  • Height 18-36 Inches
  • Width 12-20 Inches
  • Use as a thriller when using in containers
  • Bright yellow flowers with fragrant lacy foliage!

Known better as Marguerite Daisy, Argyranthemums are an old species with many cultivars in the Aster family. Sometimes known as Paris Daisy, they are native to the Canary Islands, Spain. In Zones 10a through 11b they are a short-lived tender perennial. In cooler climates they are grown as an annual. With sunshine yellow petals and brighter yellow centers held above fragrant lacy green foliage, this beautiful annual makes a wonderful addition to your spring, summer and fall gardens. Golden Butterfly Marguerite Daisy is an improved variety that is more heat tolerant than older varieties.

This tall upright annual brightens the garden beds, cottage gardens, city gardens, fence rows, mass plantings and large container gardens. A vanilla petalled and a white petalled marguerite daisy are also available and, combined together, make an attractive tall border. If you want a long season bloomer with evergreen foliage, Golden Butterfly is the one for you.

Golden Butterfly Marguerite Daisy Care

Easy maintenance adds more appeal to this tall annual. Tolerant of alkaline, acidic and neutral soils, with a preference for 5.8 to 6.2 pH, it grows just about anywhere there is sun or light shade. Long days or high light availability will increase blooms. Light fertilization with a well draining medium soil is ideal and will also increase blooming and foliage health. Low light locations, tight spacing and wet foliage will make this annual susceptible to disease.

Deadheading is not required as it cleans up after itself. If night time temperatures start to climb, however, blooms may slow or stop until it cools off again. If blooms flush out due to this, a quick shear with sharp scissors to promote branching and new growth will kickstart the blooms once the temperatures become more moderate.

Golden Butterfly Marguerite Daisy Spacing

An upright plant, this marguerite daisy grows to about 36 inches tall and 20 inches wide. It makes a great background plant as well as a medium height plant for taller perennial gardens and fill in the space beautifully. Space plants out 12 to 14 inches to allow air circulation and discourage disease.

Golden Butterfly® Marguerite Daisy Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 10-11
Flower Color(s): Yellow
Flower Description: Golden Yellow
Bloom Period: Planting To Hard Frost
Foliage Color(s) Green
Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun
Height Class: Medium
Height: 18-36 Inches
Spread: 12-20 Inches
Spacing: 12-14 Inches
Habit: Upright
Watering: Average
Drought Tolerant: No
Attracts: Butterflies
Container Role: Thriller
Use Types: Combinations, Container, Landscape, Mass Planting
Features: Fall Interest, Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer, Large Flowers, Deadheading Not Necessary, Pollinator Attractor
Maintenance: Easy
Scientific Name: Argyranthemum frutescens 'G15101' USPP 30,615, Can 6,079
Common Name: Golden Butterfly® Marguerite Daisy
Other Name(s): Paris Daisy, Marguerite
Plant Type: Annual
Brand: Proven Winners

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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.