A member of the Autumn Crescendo™ Series of hardy chrysanthemums, 'Samba' produces numerous purplish-pink, golden-eyed blooms that open from rose-pink buds. The 2-inch (5 cm), daisy-like blooms appear from late summer to fall above dense spreading clumps of deeply lobed, pungently scented leaves. Cultivars in the Autumn Crescendo™ Series were selected by Rika Bronsther of Hempstead, New York, from seedlings of the variety 'Apricot' (aka 'Sheffield Pink').
Grow this herbaceous perennial in full...
This hardy perennial chrysanthemum is grown for its mid- to late-autumn display of strawberry-pink, golden-eyed "daisies" that open from deep red buds. The spoon-shaped petals age to pale buff-pink. The 1.2-inch-wide (4 cm) blooms are held on branching stems above large spreading clumps of deeply lobed, pungently scented leaves. This cultivar was introduced by Ellen Hornig of Seneca Hill Perennials, Oswego, New York.
Grow this hardy perennial in full sun and well-drained garden loam. Unlike...
Chrysanthemums in the Autumn Crescendo™ Series bear colorful, daisy-like blooms on bushy, mounding, winter-hardy plants. Cultivars in this series were selected by Rika Bronsther of Hempstead, New York, from seedlings of the variety 'Apricot' (aka 'Sheffield Pink'). Their 2.5- to 3.5-inch (7 to 9 cm), yellow or pink blooms appear from late summer into fall. Plants form expanding clumps of deeply lobed, pungently scented leaves.
Grow these hardy perennials in full sun and well-drained garden...
Weyrich's chrysanthemum is a hardy mat-forming perennial producing abundant white daisy-like flowers in autumn. The white petals circle a central cone of yellow. Native to the Kamchatka Peninsula of Russia and the tiny islands north of Japan, this low but vigorous spreading plant has fleshy, aromatic leaves that are jaggledly five-lobed rising from a woody rhizome. It is a late-season source of nectar for butterflies.
Plant this chrysanthemum in a fast-draining soil, either sand or loam-based...
Gerald L. Klingaman
(Weyrich's Chrysanthemum, White Bomb Chrysanthemum)
White Bomb chrysanthemum is a hardy mat-forming perennial that is densely covered in white daisy-like flowers in late summer or autumn. The white petals circle a central disc of yellow. Native to the Kamchatka Peninsula of Russia and the tiny islands north of Japan, this low but vigorous spreading plant has fleshy, aromatic leaves that are jaggledly five-lobed rising from a woody rhizome. It is a late-season source of nectar for butterflies.
Plant this chrysanthemum in a fast-draining soil, either...
Gerald L. Klingaman
(Garden Chrysanthemum, Garden Mum)
Nothing says fall like beautiful mounds of brightly colored mums. Originating from eastern Asia, the common chrysanthemum has been cultivated for centuries, and there are thousands of varieties available that come in a wide array of colors and floral forms. The garden mum is a long-time favorite for fall gardens and greenhouse displays, with its long-lasting, showy blossoms held above mounds of lustrous foliage.
In spring, this clump-forming herbaceous perennial puts forth dense stems lined...
James H. Schutte
In autumn this proven densely branched mum displays a tremendous number of fully double decorative flowers of purple. Like other cushion mums, it is a heavy-flowering selection that adopts a uniform mounded habit. This exceptional cultivar was bred in The Netherlands by Robert Noodelijk.
In spring, this clump-forming herbaceous perennial puts forth dense stems lined with medium green, fragrant, lobed leaves that are unusually glossy. In late spring to early summer it should be pinched back...
(Amandola Chrysanthemum, Quill Chrysanthemum)
The lovely chrysanthemum 'Amandola' freely produces lavender-rose flowers with quill-like petals. It is early flowering and ideal for decorative planting in late-summer or early fall.
In spring, this cushion-forming herbaceous perennial develops stems lined with medium green, fragrant, lobed leaves. Flowers appear in very late summer and last for several weeks. The numerous blooms are somewhat spider-like with narrow petals of irregular length. Their lavender-rose color is steadfast and seems...
Developed for use as a seasonal container plant, the chrysanthemum 'Amber Pomona' produces numerous large, double, pale copper-orange blossoms on bushy, rounded, 10- to 18-inch (25 to 45 cm) plants. The 4-inch-wide (9.5 cm), many-petaled blooms open in autumn under "natural" conditions, but greenhouse-grown plants can be forced into bloom at other seasons. Cultivars in the Pomona™ Series were introduced and patented by Yoder Brothers of Barberton, Ohio. They are available only as vegetatively propagated...
The chrysanthemum 'Anastasia Bronze' produces large, quilled, pale copper-orange spider flowers on tall upright stems that are ideal for cutting. The 4.5- to 5.5-inch-wide (11 to 14 cm), many-petaled, long-lasting blooms appear in autumn under "natural" conditions, but greenhouse-grown specimens will flower 7 weeks after 3 weeks of "long-night" treatment (13.5 hours or more). A member of the Anastasia Series of mums, this vegetatively propagated cultivar was bred by Jan Hoek of Gravenzande, Netherlands,...