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botanical name:
Anthemis 'Susanna Mitchell'
Anthemis 'Susanna Mitchell' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Marguerite
synonyms:  Anthemis 'Blomit', Anthemis tinctoria 'Suzanna Mitchell'
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.60m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: ferny
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: cream
stem/bark: grey-green
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 10
Clump forming evergreen perennial of lax habit with fern-like, silvery grey-green leaves. Freely produced daisy-like pale cream flowers with yellow centres. Long flowering period.

Prefers a moderately fertile, well-drained, sandy or gravely soil and a sunny position. Cut back hard after flower to promote a good basal foliage clump. May be short-lived, so replant occasionally in refreshed soil to rejuvenate.

By division in spring.

other notes:
Probably a hybrid of Anthemis tinctoria x Anthemis cupaniana, found as a seedling in the West Country of the UK, in the garden of Susanna Mitchell Introduced by Blooms of Bressingham in the early 1990's.
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