Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum 'Mary Stoker'

Chrysanthemum - Chrysanthemum  'Mary Stoker'

Common Name: Chrysanthemum
Genus: Chrysanthemum
Cultivar: 'Mary Stoker'

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: Pink, Orange
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: July to October

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

Chrysanthemums were prized by Gertrude Jekyll for their fresh colour contribution to the autumn scene. This trouble-free selected form is easy to grow producing twiggy branched stems which support large sprays of open single daisies in a warm apricot pink. Capable of reviving a flagging planting later in the season they associate well with Asters and Sedums of the same period and are a good contrast to vertical grasses. An excellent cut flower for the harvest festival!

  • 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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