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Argyranthemum Madeira Cherry Red ~ Madeira Cherry Red Marguerite

Argyranthemum Madeira Cherry Red puts on a spectacular show of red flowers fading to pink flowers from Spring to Fall if you can keep up. The Madeira Cherry Red Marguerite needs to have the dead flowers removed regularly to look its best. Argyranthemum Madeira Cherry Red grows 18" to 2 feet tall and wide. Marguerites prefer regular moisture but do poorly if conditions get soggy. The Cherry Red Marguerite blooms best in full sun but will tolerate some light shade. Argyranthemum Madeira Cherry Red is an annual in all but frost free or nearly frost free gardens. Argyranthemum Madeira Cherry Red is a fine addition to the Butterfly Garden attracting the California Dogface, Clouldless Sulfur, Common Buckeye, Northern White Skipper, White Checkered Skipper, Mormon Metalmark, California Common Ringlet, Great Purple Hairstreak, and Painted Lady Butterflies. The common name of Paris Daisy is also applied to the Argyranthemum/Marguerite group. Argyranthemum Madeira Cherry Red is a full sun plant at the coast and will appreciate a little shade if you garden approaches desert conditions. Argyranthemum Madeira Cherry Red is often grown as an annual in areas where conditions are too harsh. There are a wide range of Marguerite cultivars with foliage ranging from white to silver, and flowers pink to yellow to white.

Argyranthemum Madeira Cherry Red, Madeira Cherry Red Marguerite

Flowers and foliage of Argyranthemum Madeira Cherry Red the Madeira Cherry Red Marguerite. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Plants in the Chrysanthemum and Marguerite group of daisies featured on this site:
Anthemis tinctoria * Dyer's Chamomile, Golden Marguerite
Argyranthemum Chelsea Girl - Silver foliage, white flowers
Argyranthemum Madeira Cherry Red - Green foliage, pink to red flowers
Argyranthemum Silver Lady - Green foliage, white flowers
Leucanthemum superbum - Shasta Daisy - Green foliage, white flowers