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Chrysanthemum ‘Cappa Red’

Chrysanthemum

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to September
  • Height0.6m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourOrange-red
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Chrysanthemum ‘Cappa Red’ (Chrysanthemum). This genus is made up of annuals and perennials some of which are evergreen sub-shrubs. They can be grown indoors or outdoors and are grown for their flowers. The leaves are usually deeply lobed, and oval to lance-shaped.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Fragrant

Origin

Mediterranean, Asia

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers. Used for borders. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

You will need to provide a sunny site with reasonably fertile, well drained soil. Thin out but do not transplant.

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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