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Argyranthemum ‘Meteor Red’

Argyranthemum

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Argyranthemum 'Meteor Red'
  • Common name: Argyranthemum
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Plant Type: Shrub
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

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.

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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.

How to grow Argyranthemum 'Meteor Red'

  • Plant size

    50cm height

    50cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Tender
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist / chalky / alkaline / acidic

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Argyranthemum 'Meteor Red' and wildlife

Argyranthemum 'Meteor Red' is known for attracting bees and other pollinators. It nectar-pollen-rich-flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Attractive to Other pollinators

Is Argyranthemum 'Meteor Red' poisonous?

Argyranthemum 'Meteor Red' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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