Anthemis marschalliana

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Anthemis marschalliana Willd.

Asteraceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: half shade   7

Moisture: dry bis Moisture: moderately moist

Soil: loam - Soil: sandy loam - Soil: sandy clay - Soil: loamy clay - Soil: peat

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: decidious

Shape: not specified

Division: not specified

Shape: many-stellate
Fruit: achene

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Inflorescence: solitary

Petals: single
Habit: not specified

Growth form: mat-forming

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Asteridae
Superordo:
Asteranae
Ordo:
Asterales

Anthemis marschalliana is a perennial.

Naming

Anthemis marschalliana was described by Carl Ludwig von Willdenow in 1803. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

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.

Characteristics

Growth

The perennials have a mat-forming habit and reach heights of 20 to 45 centimetres.

Leaves

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.

Root System

Distribution

Anthemis marschalliana is native to to the mountain regions of Turkey, the Caucasus.

Cultivation

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 -18°C (USDA zone 7).

Classification after Prof. Dr. Sieber

  • open areas
  • rockeries

Tolerance of special soil conditions

  • none: waterlogging, winter dampness

Uses

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.


Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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