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Botanical Name: Chrysanthemum species
Common Name(s): Annual chrysanthemum
These brilliant bedding plants can be sown directly throughout most of the year. Cover seeds thinly and thin out to 250mm apart. Flowers appear about 14 weeks after sowing. With its brightly coloured, daisy-like flowers with concentric rings of contrasting colours in red, pink, orange, yellow or white, C. carinatum (painted daisy) makes lovely cut flowers. C. multicaule bears bright yellow flowers. C. paludosum, with small, single white flowers, is an excellent border plant.
Family: – Asteraceae, Daisy family
Botanical Pronunciation: – kris-AN-theh-mum
Semi Frost Hardy
Chrysanthemum carry daisy-like flowers ranging from red, pink, orange, yellow or white.