Shasta Daisy Care: How To Grow Shasta Daisies

White flowers of the Shasta Daisy

Currently one of the most popular types of daisy, Leucanthemum maximum (lew-KANTH-ih-mum MAKS-ih-mum) is a showy member of the Asteraceae family.  It is best known by the common names Shasta

Marguerite Daisy Care: Learning To Grow Argyranthemum Frutescens

Marguerite Daisy (Argyranthemum Frutescens Plant) delicate showy nature

The Marguerite Daisy aka Argyranthemum frutescens [ar-ji-RAN-the-mum, froo-TESS-enz] are excellent garden plants popular for their delicate showy nature and iconic daisy-like flowers. Belonging to the aster/daisy family Asteraceae, the plant has earned quite

Farfugium Japonicum Care Tips: Growing The Leopard Plant

Blooming Farfugium Japonicum (Leopard Plant)

Farfugium japonicum (far-FEW-gee-um juh-PON-ih-kum) formerly known as Ligularia tussilaginea (lig-yew-LAR-ee-ah, tuss-ill-uh-GIN-ee-uh) pays homage to its native land on the seashores and streams in Japan, where it’s called Tsuwabuki. The leopard

African Daisy: How To Grow And Care For Osteospermum

The African daisy, with lovely daisy-like flowers, originates from South Africa. Also known as the Cape Daisy or Blue-eyed Daisy (Osteospermum fruticosum) are members of the (Aster plant) Asteraceae family. Quick African Daisy

Learn How To Grow Tetraneuris Acaulis

flowers of the angelita-daisy

Tetraneuris acaulis [tet-ruh-NYUR-iss] [a-KAW-liss] is a flowering plant in the sunflower or composite family.  It’s found throughout North America and parts of northern Mexico growing in prairies, foothills, and plains. 

Learn How To Grow Feverfew Plants

Flowering feverfew plant (Tanacetum parthenium)

Tanacetum parthenium (TAN-uh-SEE-tum, par-THEN-ee-um) is a robust, strongly scented herbaceous perennial hailing from the Caucasus and the Balkans.  Over time, this useful medicinal plant has been carried hither, thither, and

How To Care For Painted Daisy

Flowering Tanacetum coccineum - Painted Daisy

Tanacetum coccineum (TAN-uh-SEE-tum, kok-SIN-ee-um) is a non-invasive, non-aggressive herbaceous perennial hailing from the Caucasus and most parts of Asia.  A member of the Asteraceae or Compositae family, the plant’s genus

Learn How To Grow Desert Marigold

Yellow Flowering Desert Marigold (Baileya Multiradiata)

Desert marigold, known botanically as Baileya Multiradiata [BAY-lee-uh, mul-ty-rad-ee-AH-tuh], is a flowering species from the composite plant family (Compositae or Asteraceae family).  This is a sun-loving wildflower, native to northern Mexico

What Is Chrysogonum Virginianum? How To Care For It?

Yellow flowering Chrysogonum Virginianum

Chrysogonum virginianum L. [kris-OG-oh-num, vir-jin-ee-AN-um], also synonymously known as Chrysogonum australe is a perennial plant known for its ornamental value as a ground cover.  This is in reference to the beautiful bright

Silver Carpet Plant Care: How To Grow Dymondia Margaretae

leaves of the ground cover silver carpet plant

Dymondia margaretae [dy-MON-dee-uh, mar-GAR-et-tay] hails from the daisy or aster family, Asteraceae and is a species of a flowering tolerant groundcover.  It is commonly known as Silver Carpet due to its silvery-green leaves. The

Erigeron Philadelphicus Info: How To Grow Philadelphia Fleabane

Erigeron philadelphicus L. [er-Ij-er-on, fil-uh-DEL-fee-kus] is a flowering perennial from the daisy or aster family, Asteraceae.  The scientific name of the genus ‘Erigeron‘ comes from Greek words eri and geron, which mean “early” and “old

Michaelmas Daisy: How To Grow and Care For Aster Novi-belgi

Flowering Michaelmas Daisy

Symphyotrichum novi-belgii (L.) G.L.Nesom [sim-fy-oh-TRY-kum, NO-vee BEL-jee-eye] is a flowering plant type species commonly known as Aster novi-belgi and Michaelmas daisy.  The plant comes from the Aster family Asteraceae that includes: Aster

Montauk Daisy Care: Tips On Growing The Nipponanthemum

Blooms of the Montauk Daisy - Nipponanthemum nipponicum

The simple name is the Montauk Daisy for Nipponanthemum nipponicum [nip-pon-AN-the-mum, nip-PON-ih-kum]. It is also known by the botanical names Chrysanthemum nipponicum and Leucanthemum nipponicum. It is a herbaceous composite

Brass Buttons Plant: Growing The Leptinella Squalida

unique foliage of the Brass button plant - Leptinella Squalida

Leptinella squalida [lep-tin-EL-luh, SKWA-lee-duh] (Syn. Cotula squalida) is a flowering species of the daisy family, Asteraceae. Its nativity in New Zealand has earned it the common name New Zealand Brass Button. It is

Blackfoot Daisy Care: How To Grow Melampodium Leucanthum

Buttery flowers of the blackfoot daisy (Melampodium Leucanthum)

Melampodium Leucanthum [Mel-am-POH-dee-um, Lew-KAN-thum] is a perennial herbaceous plant from the Asteraceae aka composite family. This attractive drought-tolerant, wildflower plant is native to New Mexico and the Southwest United States,