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Snow Carpet Marguerite Daisy

Anthemis 'Snow Carpet'

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Snow Carpet Marguerite Daisy (Anthemis 'Snow Carpet') at Landsburg Landscape Nursery

Anthemis 'Snow Carpet' flowers

Anthemis 'Snow Carpet' flowers

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Plant Height:  6 inches

Flower Height:  8 inches

Spread:  12 inches

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4

Other Names:  Mountain Dog Daisy, Carpathian Snow

Description:

Compact cushion, blanketed with an abundance of small white daisies, excellent for rock gardens; attractive finely cut leaves are fuzzy with a silvery blue-green coloration

Ornamental Features

Snow Carpet Marguerite Daisy is blanketed in stunning white daisy flowers with yellow eyes at the ends of the stems from mid spring to early summer. Its attractive tiny deeply cut ferny leaves remain grayish green in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Snow Carpet Marguerite Daisy is a dense herbaceous perennial with a ground-hugging habit of growth. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be used to full effect.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Snow Carpet Marguerite Daisy is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Rock/Alpine Gardens
  • Border Edging
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover
  • Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens

Planting & Growing

Snow Carpet Marguerite Daisy will grow to be only 6 inches tall at maturity extending to 8 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 12 inches. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 5 years.

This plant should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type, but has a definite preference for acidic soils. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight Soil pH Preference
Characteristics
Massing  Rock  Edging  Garden  Groundcover  Naturalizing 
Applications
Flowers  Foliage Color  Texture 
Ornamental Features