ANTHEMIS

FAMILY: Asteraceae

TYPE
  • Perennials
SUN EXPOSURE
  • Full Sun
WATER
  • Regular Water
  • Moderate Water

Plant Details

Some species are weedy, but those listed here (from southern Europe and Turkey) are garden plants with long-lasting daisylike or buttonlike flowers. Many-segmented leaves are aromatic, especially when bruised. Provide good drainage.

golden marguerite

SNOW CARPET

anthemis carpatica(Anthemis cretica carpatica)

  • Zones US, MS, LS, CS; USDA 6-9.
  • Forms low, 2 feet-wide mounds of green to gray-green foliage.
  • Stems about 6 inches high rise from foliage clumps in spring and summer, bearing 112 inches., white daisies with yellow centers.

anthemis nobilis

  • See Chamaemelum nobile

anthemis tinctoria

  • Zones US, MS, LS; USDA 6-8.
  • Erect, shrubby plant to 23 feet tall and wide, with angular stems, light green leaves, and golden yellow, 2 inches daisies in summer and early fall.
  • Good cut flower.
  • Cut back lightly after first flush of bloom to keep flowers coming.
  • Short lived; start new plants from stem cuttings in spring or divide clumps in spring or fall.
  • Selections include 'Beauty of Grallagh', with flowers in golden orange; 'E.
  • C.
  • Buxton', white with yellow centers; 'Kelwayi', golden yellow; and 'Moonlight', pale yellow.

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