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Argyranthemum foeniculaceum - (Willd.)Webb. ex Sch.Bip.
                 
Common Name
Family Asteraceae or Compositae
USDA hardiness 8-11
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Dry cliffs, occasionally on high mountains, in the south and south-western regions of Tenerife[260].
Range N. Africa - Canary Islands.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Half Hardy Well drained soil Moist Soil Full sun

Summary

Argyranthemum foeniculaceum


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Argyranthemum foeniculaceum
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Physical Characteristics
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Argyranthemum foeniculaceum is a PERENNIAL growing to 1 m (3ft 3in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 9. It is in flower from Jan to April. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects.Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought.

Synonyms
Chrysanthemum anethifolium. non (Willd.)Steud. C. foeniculaceum. (Willd.)Desf.

Habitats
 Cultivated Beds;
Edible Uses
Edible Parts: Leaves.
Edible Uses:

Leaves. No further details are given.
Medicinal Uses
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None known
Other Uses
None known
Cultivation details
Succeeds in full sun in any well-drained fertile soil[1, 200]. Plants are drought tolerant[260]. This species is not very hardy in Britain, tolerating temperatures down to about -3°c[260]. It succeeds outdoors as a perennial only in essentially frost-free climates[200]. It can, however, be grown as an annual in this country, flowering and setting seed in its first year[200].
Propagation
Seed - sow spring in a greenhouse and only just cover the seed. If the seed does not germinate within 4 weeks then chill it for 3 weeks at 2°c and return it to the greenhouse[164]. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts.

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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