Chrysanthemum Weyrichii description
White daisy flowers with a varying pink flush in summer and on into autumn.
The flowers are massive for such short stems, and come from pink buds.
Trim off old flower stems to keep it flowering.
It is often evergreen if the winter is not severe.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
A bat friendly plant.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border. or near a patio and is easy provided it’s not planted in heavy soil.
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May cause skin allergy.
Also known as Dendranthema weyrichii or Leucanthemum weyrichii.
The best position in the garden:
Sun or semi shade.
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, it will fill a small gap at the front of a border.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil, also tolerates chalky soil.
How much moisture:
Normal, or dryish stony. Also dry semi shade.
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Trim off old flower stems to encourage continuous flowering.
Size of plant:
Height 15 cm.
Spread 30 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 10 plants per square metre.
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