Chrysanthemum x grandiflorum

Botanical Name: Chrysanthemum x grandiflorum

Phonetic: kris-AN-theh-mum Grand-i-floor-um

Common Name(s): Florist’s Chrysanthemum

Family: Astaraceae
Origin: Asia
Plant Type: Perennial flowers
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple, ovate, alternate, 5-7 lobes
Leaf Color: Deep green
Texture: Soft
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Late summer and fall
Flower Color(s): White, yellow, red, pink, orange, bronze, purple, lavender, mulicolored

Exposure: Full sun part shade (needs some afternoon shade)
USDA: 5-9 
Growth Rate:                                
Height: 1-6 Feet (depending on species)
Spread: 3 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium/2
Pest/Diseases: Borers, aphids, miners, spider mites, caterpillars, powdery mildew, root rot
Soil: Organic matter, well-drained

Features: Attractive flowers, mounded growth habit
Uses: Cut flowers, containers, borders, bedding

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