Golden Marguerite (Cota tinctoria)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Cota tinctoria Accepted
Anthemis tinctoria Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Self
Moths and Butterflies

 7:14 pm. Such a curious dent in the center of each blossom.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 23, 2012 12:11 PM

Honey bees get nectar and pollen from this plant.

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Posted by Catmint20906 (Maryland - Zone 7a) on Aug 1, 2014 8:14 PM

Golden Marguerite attracts a variety of beneficial insects to the garden, including tachinid flies, ladybugs, lacewings, hoverflies, and parasitic mini-wasps. These beneficial insects feed on a variety of common garden pests, such as aphids, armyworms, codling moths, European corn borer, flies, gypsy moths, cabbageworms, mealybugs, soft scales, spider mites thrips, moth eggs, small caterpillars, May beetles, sawflies, and squash bug.

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