Chyrsanthemum

Chrysanthemum 'Bullfinch'

Chyrsanthemum - Chrysanthemum  'Bullfinch'

Common Name: Chyrsanthemum
Genus: Chrysanthemum
Cultivar: 'Bullfinch'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Makes good cut flowers, Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.70 m (70 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.45 m (45 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Red, Yellow
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: July to October

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Burgundy buds open to reveal glowing scarlet 'petals' surrounding a radiant yellow centre. These plants are easy to grow and great value for money as they will usually produce lots of flowers over a long period of time. A firm favourite for the garden as they will carry on flowering when many other plants have given up completely. This variety is made for a 'hot bed' so mix it with late flowering yellows and oranges for a shock of colour.

Garden Care: Insert twiggy prunings early in the season to provide invisible and effective support.Apply a thick 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch around the base of the plant in Spring taking care not to cover the crown.

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