Anthemis tinctoria 'Alba'

White Margaurite

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial


Spreading perennial daisy with white flowers and grey foliage. Grows easily in borders or the cottage garden and cuts well. Originally used in textile dying.



More About Anthemis tinctoria 'Alba'

  • suitable for cutting
  • honey-bee food
  • originally used in textile industry as dye

Attractive lacy, scented foliage. Full sun, does well in poor dry soils. Some blooming if started early, but most plants bloom the second year. Good growth rate and easy.


Height:

12-18 Inches

Spread:

12-18 in

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Anthemis tinctoria 'Alba' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Dried Flower
  • Mass Plant
  • Specimen
  • Cottage Garden
  • Border
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Does best in full sun

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Rapid

Nature Attraction

  • Songbirds
  • Butterflies
  • Hummingbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer
  • Late Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer
  • Late Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Needs well drained soil

Flower Color

  • White

Habit

  • Spreading
  • Clumping