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Chrysanthemum ‘Gold Mundial’


Chrysanthemum are erect woody-based perennials with aromatic, pinnately lobed leaves and flowerheads of diverse form, from late summer to late autumnMedium-flowered Indoor Anemone flowered chrysanthemums are tender perennials with single flowerheads, the inner florets enlarged forming a dome-shaped central boss

‘Gold Mundial’ is a free-flowering spray chrysanthemum with anemone-centred flowers, the florets dull gold, paler on the reverse

Common Name: chrysanthemum ‘Gold Mundial’
Family: Asteraceae
Color flower: Yellow in Autumn
Hardiness: H2 (tender – cool or frost-free greenhouse)
Color foliage: Green in Autumn, Spring and Summer
Height: 0.5-1 metres
Habit: Bushy
Habit: Susceptible to leaf and bud eelworms, aphids, glasshouse whitefly, glasshouse red spider mite and capsid bug
Pruning: Pinch out growing tips and disbud as required
Spreadid: West-facing
Time to ultimate height: 1-2 years
Exposure: Grow in a cold frame in a loam-based potting compost and move into a warm glasshouse in early autumn. Provide bright filtered light with good ventilation and a minimum temperature of 10 °C. During the growing season water moderately and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser weekly
Garden characteristics: Banks and Slopes, City/Courtyard Gardens, Coastal, Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds or Patio/Container Plants

Chrysanthemum ‘Salmon Talbot Parade’


Chrysanthemum are erect woody-based perennials with aromatic, pinnately lobed leaves and flowerheads of diverse form, from late summer to late autumn

Reflexed, Early flowering Outdoor Spray chrysanthemums are upright plants with medium-sized, fully double flowerheads, the florets curved outwards from the centre, flowering in late summer and autumn

‘Salmon Talbot Parade’ is a half-hardy perennial, with 8cm in width, light bronze flowers tinged with light yellow; reverse creamy-yellow

Common Name: chrysanthemum ‘Salmon Talbot Parade’
Family: Asteraceae
Color flower: Pale Bronze and Pale Yellow in Autumn
Hardiness: H3 (half hardy – unheated greenhouse/mild winter)
Color foliage: Green in Autumn, Spring and Summer
Height: 0.5-1 metres
Habit: Bushy
Habit: Aphids and leaf miners are common pests. Leaf and bud eelworms can damage stock that has not been heat-treated. Earwigs sometimes damage blooms. Capsid bug and glasshouse red spider mite are occasional pests
Pruning: Cut back to near ground level in the autumn, before lifting and storing for the winter
Spreadid: North-facing
Time to ultimate height: 1-2 years
Exposure: Grow in a sheltered site in full sun in fertile well-drained soil, enriched with organic matter and general purpose fertiliser. Water freely in dry weather. Pinching out the growing tip when the plants are 15-20cm tall to encourage free flowering bushy plants. Staking is usually required. There is no need to deadhead. In mild areas leave in the ground protected by a thick mulch. Elsewhere lift the crowns and store in a greenhouse, raising fresh plants from these each year
Garden characteristics: Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds or Cut Flowers

Chrysanthemum ‘Yvonne Arnaud’


Chrysanthemum are erect woody-based perennials with aromatic, pinnately lobed leaves and flowerheads of diverse form, from late summer to late autumn

Medium-flowered, early flowering Outdoor Reflexed chrysanthemums are upright plants with double flowerheads, the ray florets recurved, flowering from late summer or early autumn

‘Yvonne Arnaud’ is a half-hardy perennial to 1.2m in height, with rosy-purple, reflexed flowers 12cm in width, the florets streaked with pale yellow on reverse

Common Name: chrysanthemum ‘Yvonne Arnaud’
Family: Asteraceae
Color flower: Pink, Purple and Pale Yellow in Autumn
Hardiness: old H3 (may need winter protection)
Color foliage: Green in Autumn, Spring and Summer
Height: 1-1.5 metres
Habit: Bushy
Habit: Aphids and leaf miners are common pests. Leaf and bud eelworms can damage stock that has not been heat-treated. Earwigs sometimes damage blooms. Capsid bug and glasshouse red spider mite are occasional pests
Pruning: Cut back to near ground level in the autumn, before lifting and storing for the winter
Spreadid: North-facing
Time to ultimate height: 1-2 years
Exposure: Grow in a sheltered site in full sun in fertile well-drained soil, enriched with organic matter and general purpose fertiliser. Water freely in dry weather. Pinching out the growing tip when the plants are 15-20cm tall to encourage free flowering bushy plants. Staking is usually required. There is no need to deadhead. In mild areas leave in the ground protected by a thick mulch. Elsewhere lift the crowns and store in a greenhouse, raising fresh plants from these each year
Garden characteristics: Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds or Cut Flowers