Marguerite Furenka

Argyranthemum frutescens 'furenka'

  • Marguerite Furenka
  • Marguerite Furenka
  • Marguerite Furenka
  • Marguerite Furenka
  • Flower name
    Marguerite Furenka
  • Scientific name
    Argyranthemum frutescens 'furenka'
  • Aliasマーガレット・ふうれんか
  • Place of origin Horticultural variety
  • Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July, August, September, October

What is Marguerite Furenka

Marguerite Furenka (scientific name: Argyranthemum frutescens 'Furenka') is a much talked about margaret, "the world's first fragrant margaret". It is a cross between {{Sunday Ripple}} and {{Hanawagiku}}. There are vacuoles on the underside of the petals and the fragrance is similar to that of lavender. The flowers are a pale peach color at the beginning of bloom and become pure white as they progress. The flowers are large, 5 cm in diameter and bright and beautiful. The flowering season is long and hardy. Since there is no pollen, it can be enjoyed as a bouquet or pressed flower.

[Awards]
Japan Flower Selection 2009 Fragrance Special Award, Floriade 2012 Gold Award, Asteraceae.

Generic name: Marguerite Furenka, Scientific name: Argyranthemum frutescens 'Furenka' (= Chrysanthemum frutescens 'Furenka') Taxonomy: Asteraceae, Origin: Horticultural variety, plant height: 30-80 cm, Flower diameter: 5 cm, Flower color: peachy to white, Flower stage: April - October, Characteristics: Lavender fragrance, pollen-free, large flowers.


  • Order
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Argyranthemum
  • Species
    A. frutescens
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    Pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial plant
  • Flower colorsWhite Pink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 80.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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