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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 24-36 inches
Plant Spread: 16 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: yellow and red
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Late fall or early winter
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant


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Posted by chelle (N.E. Indiana - Zone 5b and Florida) on Sep 30, 2014 3:12 PM

This chrysanthemum really does seem to need cooler temperatures to color up. In my garden, early blooms during very warm weather were washed-out and unimpressive. The red points were very nearly nonexistent.

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Matchsticks by springcolor Oct 2, 2014 4:51 PM 8
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