Argyranthemum frutescens, known as Paris daisy,marguerite or marguerite daisy, is a perennial plant known for its flowers. It is native to the Canary Islands (part of Spain). It is also widely cultivated as an ornamental planted in private gardens and public parks in many countries, and naturalized in Italy and southern California.
Argyranthemum frutescens can be normally found during the summer, since they grow best with full sunlight, although they are at their showiest during the spring. These flowers grow in many different types of habitats. They are also most frequently used for borders of houses since they grow continuously. They can only survive under summer conditions with plenty of sun and cannot survive in areas that are cold and have no sunlight. They are also known for long period of growth ranging from May to November.
Along with full sunlight, this plant needs organic matter in high quantities in order to grow, while it also requires very well drained soil. The plant can die if overwhelmed with water. It is tolerant of low temperatures, although it cannot survive freezing. It requires a lot of sunlight and must be protected from the wind.
The plant is a sub-shrub about 2-3 feet (61-91 cm) tall and wide, while usually 1-3 feet (30-91 cm) tall. The foliage is green; the white, yellow or pink daisy-like flower heads with a yellow center are approximately 2.5 inches (6.4 cm) in diameter. The flower is very fragrant.
During the summer time they mostly attract butterflies since they are known for being a showy flower.