Chrysanthemum Anne Ratsey

Chrysanthemum 'Anne Ratsey'

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2 Ltr
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Chrysanthemum 'Anne Ratsey'

Rare and hardy, the Chrysanthemum variety boasts soft, pale lemon single blooms, gracing gardens from September to November. Standing at a height of 70cm with a spread of 50cm, it thrives in any moisture-retentive soil when basking in the sun. A charming addition to late-season floral displays.

About the Genus

Chrysanthemums, scientifically known as Chrysanthemum morifolium, are not only vibrant flowering plants but also captivating symbols with deep cultural significance. Native to Asia and northeastern Europe, these ornamental members of the Asteraceae family boast a rich cultural history, particularly in Asian art and symbolism. The name "Chrysanthemum" is derived from the Greek words "chrysos," meaning gold, and "anthemon," meaning flower, reflecting the flower's original golden hue.

Known for their diverse array of colours, shapes, and sizes, chrysanthemums have become a symbol of autumn, gracing gardens with their blossoms.

Chrysanthemums are also celebrated for their medicinal properties, with extracts from certain varieties used in traditional Chinese medicine for their potential health benefits. With their striking beauty and cultural importance, chrysanthemums continue to be cherished, both as garden plants and as symbols of art, longevity, and vitality.

Cultivating chrysanthemums can be a rewarding endeavor, as these resilient plants offer not only beauty but also a relatively straight forward growing process. To thrive, chrysanthemums require well-drained soil and ample sunlight, ideally in a location with at least six hours of direct sunlight daily. These perennials are versatile, adapting to various soil types, though they tend to flourish in soil with good organic content.

When it comes to propagation, chrysanthemums can be grown from seeds, cuttings, or purchased as young plants. Many gardening enthusiasts prefer the latter two methods for quicker results. Planting should ideally be done in the spring, allowing the roots to establish themselves before the blooming season in the autumn.

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Common NameChrysanthemum
Approx Height (10 yrs.)60-90 cm (24-36")
Soil TypeLoam
Soil pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
Flowering TimeAutumn
Cut FlowerCut Flower
Plants for PollinatorsPlants for Pollinators
Bee FriendlyBee Friendly
Flower ColourPink
ToxicityMay cause skin allergy
Plant TypeHerbaceous
A rare plant with lovely very soft yellow, sprays of single flowers are borne from late Sept - November. An interesting Variety whose flowers can be attractively striped with pink. Prefers a sunny well drained site. Came through Winter 2010. Height 1m (3'). An excellent group of plants for extending the season, associating well with Michaelmas Daisies and other late perennials.

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