Chrysanthemum indicum seed
Chrysanthemum is one of the most popular flowers in Europe. The fresh and vivid flowers of this mixture bloom from late August until winter. Excellent cutflowers.
Sowing: February – June
Height: 50 – 70 cm (20′-30′)
Blooms Time: August – november
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Chrysanthemum indicum will grow in almost every type of soil but prefer chalky, well-drained soil and in full sun or semi shade. Chrysanthemum indicum are a fully hardy flowering mid to late summer. Plants may need supporting in exposed areas. Soak plants before planting them out. This allows them to take up the maximum amount of water without doing any injury to the plant. Deadhead faded flowers to promote a constant supply of fresh blooms. Lift and divide overcrowded clumps in spring or after flowering late summer. Cut old stems to ground level in autumn.