Plant Care Marguerite


3.5 out of 5 (6 experiences)

Marguerite has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Marguerite has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Also known as

Marguerite Daisy, Marguerite Daisy and Paris daisy


Argyranthemum frutescens

How to care for Marguerite


How often to water your Marguerite

Water needs for Marguerite
0.5 cups
every 9

Marguerite needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Marguerite

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Marguerite Daisy in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Marguerite: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Marguerite love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Marguerite does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Marguerite

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Marguerite: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Marguerite after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Marguerite is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Marguerite



Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Marguerite has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 4
Marguerite has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 3
Marguerite has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 3
Marguerite has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 3
Marguerite has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
Marguerite has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Marguerite has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Tessalou avatar
leaf-1 37 Plants
xp 1,780 XP
globe Withcott, Queensland

Beautiful colour arrangement in this one.

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor
Browns easily Browns easily
Pest magnet Pest magnet
Flourishinghaven avatar
leaf-1 3 Plants
xp 74 XP

They can produce a lot of buds which can lead to bigger flowers dying so remember to keep that number down

Sharnirose avatar
leaf-1 20 Plants
xp 710 XP

So far so good! Droops easily with lack of water and sun.

Blooms easily Blooms easily
Reillyfernandes avatar
leaf-1 14 Plants
xp 1,197 XP
globe Cambridge, Ontario

Browns easily but I don’t think it’s a bad thing? Need to water A LOT. But daisys are so pretty and the plant is cute

Fast grower Fast grower
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor
Pest magnet Pest magnet
Browns easily Browns easily

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