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Montanoa leucantha, Montanoa arborescens, Montanoa guatemalensis, Tree Chrysanthemum, Tree Daisy

Montanoa leucantha, Montanoa arborescens, Montanoa guatemalensis

Tree Chrysanthemum, Tree Daisy
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Central America, Mexico
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterWhite, off-white flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsFragrant plantSubtropical or temperate zone plant. Mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Multi-stemmed shrub 7-10 feet high and wide. Slightly fragrant 1½ inch single white daisies with yellow centers. They are produced in such abundance.

Native to cloud forests, so it prefers moderate temperatures. Plant in full sun and water occasionally to regularly can be somewhat drought tolerant once established but looks much better with irrigation. Some leaf drop with frost but no stem damage.

Blooms from Fall through late Winter.


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Montanoa leucantha, Montanoa arborescens, Montanoa guatemalensis, Tree Chrysanthemum, Tree Daisy
Montanoa leucantha, Montanoa arborescens, Montanoa guatemalensis, Tree Chrysanthemum, Tree Daisy
Montanoa leucantha, Montanoa arborescens, Montanoa guatemalensis, Tree Chrysanthemum, Tree Daisy


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Montanoa leucantha - Tree Chrysanthemum, Tree Daisy

Multi-stemmed large shrub, during fall and winter white chrysanthemum-like flowers bloom giving off a scent reminiscent of chocolate or freshly baked cookies. Slightly fragrant white daisies with yellow centers are produced in such abundance in late fall and early winter that they turn the whole tree white. As with all of the montanoas they should survive down to 28F. They all require regular watering. Native to Mexico.

Recommended Fertilizer: SUNSHINE Megaflor - Bloom Nutrition Booster
This item is certified for shipping to California.
Grown in
6-10"/1-3 gal pot