Argyranthemum 'Meteor Red'

Argyranthemum 'Meteor Red'

Argyranthemum

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Argyranthemum 'Meteor Red'
  • Common name: Argyranthemum
  • Plant type: Shrub

Height: 50cm

Spread: 50cm

Flower colour:
  • Pink
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Flowers

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Argyranthemum is a mound forming tender perennial, perfect for growing in bedding displays, containers and the cuttings patch. Plants bear masses of fragrant, chrysanthemum-like flowers over a long season, attracting a wide range of insects.

Argyranthemum ‘Meteor Red’ has pretty red-pink flowers in contrast with silver-green leaves. It's perfect for growing as a focal point on its own in a container or as part of a bedding display. A tender perennial, take summer cuttings or move pots indoors to overwinter, or treat as an annual.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Front
  • Hardiness: Tender
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Clay/heavy/moist, Chalky/alkaline, Acidic

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

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