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Chrysanthemum ‘Alison Kirk’

Chrysanthemum

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Features

  • BloomsSeptember to September
  • Height0.8m to 1.4m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.5m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Chrysanthemum ‘Alison Kirk’ (Chrysanthemum). In early autumn, white flowers are borne.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Shrub or Herbaceous

Origin

Mediterranean, Asia

Interest and use

Good for exhibitions.

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  • Chrysanthemum ‘Alison Kirk’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018

Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

This incurved florists' chrysanthemum is not really suited for garden use. It is better for exhibitions.

Propagation

Propagate annuals by basal cuttings or by seed sown where they are to flower, in spring. Propagate hardy perennials by division in autumn, after flowering or in early spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Red spider mites, aphids, capsids, froghoppers, earwigs and worms, mildew and white rust.

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