Some species are weedy, but those listed here (from southern Europe and Turkey) are fine garden plants with long-lasting daisylike or buttonlike flowers. Their finely cut leaves are aromatic,especially when bruised.Provide good drainage.
Erect, shrubby plant to 2–3 ft. tall and wide, with angular stems, light green leaves, and gold-yellow, 2-in. daisies in summer and early fall. Excellent cut flower. Cut back lightly after first flush of bloom to keep flowers coming. Plants are short-lived; root new ones from stem cuttings in spring or divide clumps in spring or fall. Varieties include ‘Beauty of Grallagh’, golden orange flowers; ‘E. C. Buxton’, white with yellow centers; ‘Kelwayi’, golden yellow; and ‘Moonlight’, pale yellow.
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