Anthemis marschalliana Willd.
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Anthemis marschalliana is a perennial.
Anthemis marschalliana was described by Carl Ludwig von Willdenow in 1803. The name is considered as validly published.
Anthemis marschalliana is a species in the genus Anthemis which contains approximately 222 to 315 species and belongs to the family of the Asteraceae (Aster Family). The type species of the genus is Anthemis maritima.
The perennials have a mat-forming habit and reach heights of 20 to 45 centimetres.
Anthemis marschalliana is deciduous. The yellow-green leaves are alternate. The leaves are around 5 centimetres large.
Flowers and Fruits
Anthemis marschalliana produces solitary yellow many-stellate flowers from May to July.
The perennials produce achenes.
Anthemis marschalliana is native to to the mountain regions of Turkey, the Caucasus.
The perennials prefer a half-shady situation on dry to moderately moist soil. The substrate should be loamy, sandy-loamy, sandy clay, loamy clay or peaty soil with a pH between 8 and 10. They tolerate temperatures down to -18Â°C (USDA zone 7).
Classification after Prof. Dr. Sieber
- open areas
Tolerance of special soil conditions
- none: waterlogging, winter dampness
Anthemis marschalliana is considered a valuable wild perennial. The recommended planting distance is 25 centimetres, the perennials are best planted in groups of 3 to 5. Suited for rockeries, roof greening and for beds and borders, as well as suited as container plant, slope plant, cut flowers and as bee pasture.
Maintenance and Propagation
The plants need little to no maintenance if grown under suitable conditions.
Pests and Diseases
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- Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.