How to grow Chrysanthemum grandiflorum

Chrysanthemum grandiflorum grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Chrysanthemum also known as Mums, Chrysanths or Chrysanthemum × morifolium, Chrysanthemum grandiflorum perennial evergreen or deciduous or annual plant, used as ornamental for the flowers, attract pollinator and cut flower plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean, subtropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 5-10, possible to grow it as annual in hardiness zone 2-5 and 11.

Leaves color is green in linear shape deeply lobed.

Chrysanthemum grandiflorum flower

Flower color can be pink, orange, red, green, purple, yellow, white or more than one color in disc pattern shape of the flower its disc or full flower with multi petals, mostly rainbow chrysanthemum is colored from this cultivars.

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How to grow Chrysanthemum grandiflorum – growing and care:

Cool weather, moist soil, ×

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative reproduction – cutting

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but it’s easy to start from cutting and it’s ensure the color of the flowers

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive, die in hot temperature

Planting season:
Spring to summer in hardiness zone 2-10a / Autumn to winter in hardiness zone 10b-12

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, spider mites, slugs

Pruning season:
All years

How to prune:
Infected leaves and for design

Size of the plant?
20-50 cm, 8-20 inches and can arrive 1.5m (60 inches)

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water, don’t let it dry and don’t overwater

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade (possible but not recommendable)

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Yes (with a lot of light)

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes, use for potting mix or peat soil and perlite, when growing as perennial need to switch the soil or part of it every year or so as annual plant no need but better to use new potting mix that not contain pests plant can be sensitive especially indoor for aphids.

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring to summer / in warm climate autumn-winter-spring

General information about the flower
Disc or full flowers with multi petals color can be: pink, orange, green, red, purple, yellow, white or more than one color in disc pattern

Grow from seeds

Sowing requirement:
Moist soil, 20-25°C, humidity

Saving seeds and care until sowing:
Dry and dark location, in refrigerator

Sowing season:
Spring to summer in hardiness zone 2-10a or Autumn to winter in hardiness zone 10b-12

Planting spacing:
20*30cm (8-12 inches)

Depth of Sowing:
0.5-1cm, (0.25-0.5inches)

Conditions for seeds germinate:
Moist soil, half shade in hot weather, in colder better full sun

Watering requires for Seeds:
Average amount of water, don’t let it dry

Germination time:
1-4 weeks

Condition of seedling:
Moist soil, don’t let it dry with a lot of light

Do the seeds require burying?

Time to bury the seeds:
One month under 10°C

Scientific name:

Chrysanthemum × grandiflorum

Alternative names: Chrysanthemum grandiflora, Chrysanthemum flower, Mums flowers, Chrysanths, Chrysanthemum × morifolium

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Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
  • Winter flowers
Flower colors
  • Green flower
  • Orange flower
  • Pink flower
  • Purple flower
  • Red flower
  • White flower
  • Yellow flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Herbaceous
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Attract pollinators
  • Floristry
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9