Top Questions About Bush Daisy Plants

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Questions About Bush Daisy Plants

Asked by
katem5 on
July 15, 2013

Q. My Euryops Has a White Residue at the Base of When the Leaves Grow

They are in pots and I live in Austin, Tx. What is the white residue and how can I get rid of it? Some of the plants have dead leaves near the bottom of the plant. I water daily as they wilt?

Answered by
AnnsGreeneHaus on
July 16, 2013
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If the white residue you are seeing looks like cotton, it's most likely mealybugs. I know that the plants I've grown over the years have had them. Neem oil usually kills the pest. always follow package directions.

The article at this link has further information on the plant: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/african-bush-daisy/growing-bush-daisies.htm

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Asked by
Anonymous on
May 10, 2014

Q. Care of Perennial Bush Daisy, Zone 5

My husband bought me a bush daisy that attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Do I need to transplant in a pot and bring in during winter?

Answered by
Nikki on
November 30, -0001
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Yes, since this is a warm climate plants, it may be best to grow it in a container that can be moved inside over winter. Here is more information on caring for this plant: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/african-bush-daisy/growing-bush-daisies.htm

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Asked by
chismark on
June 3, 2016

Q. Bush Daisy

What is the difference between Bush Daisy and Cape Daisy?

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
June 6, 2016
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This link gives a great tutorial on your very question!

http://heckers.co.za/colour-your-with-daisy-bushes/

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Asked by
jubenorb on
July 25, 2017

Q. Montauk Daisy

Should my Montauk Daily plant be cut back prior to the bloom in the Fall? I live in the northeast and the plant stems do get quite long.

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
July 27, 2017
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A good way to prune these plants is to cut them back by half on Dec 1 and June 1.

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