• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Chrysanthemum 'Tapestry Rose' (21d)

chrysanthemum 'Tapestry Rose'

  • Other common names chrysanthemum 'Tapestry Rose'

  • Synonyms Dendranthema 'Tapestry Rose'

  • Family Asteraceae

  • Details Chrysanthemum are erect woody-based perennials with aromatic, pinnately lobed leaves and flowerheads of diverse form, from late summer to late autumn 'Tapestry Rose' is a bushy, deciduous perennial to around 80cm tall. Single, rich rose-pink flowerheads to 4cm in diameter with greenish-yellow centres are produced in autumn

Characteristics

  • Foliage Deciduous

  • Habit Bushy

  • Toxicity Contact with foliage can cause skin irritation or an allergic response in susceptible individuals

  • Hardiness

    Hardiness ratings

    All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets

    • H1a - Under glass all year (>15C)
    • H1b - Can be grown outside in the summer (10 - 15)
    • H1c - Can be grown outside in the summer (5 - 10)
    • H2 - Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen (1 to 5)
    • H3 - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK (-5 to 1)
    • H4 - Hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5)
    • H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10)
    • H6 - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15)
    • H7 - Hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20)

    H5

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered

Soil

  • Clay

    Clay

  • Loam

    Loam

  • Sand

    Sand

  • MoistureMoist but well-drained

  • SoilClay, Loam, Sand

  • pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size

  • Ultimate height 0.5-1 metres

  • Ultimate spread 0.5-1 metres

  • Time to ultimate height 1-2 years

How to grow

Cultivation Does best in a well-drained, moderately-fertile soil in full sun. Pinch out the growing tip when the plants are 15-20cm tall to encourage free-flowering, bushy plants. See chrysanthemum cultivation for further information

Propagation Propagate by division or basal stem cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types Cut Flowers Flower borders and beds Cottage & Informal Garden

How to care

Pruning Cut down to 10cm after flowering

Pests May be susceptible to chrysanthemum leaf miner, glasshouse whitefly and aphids

Diseases Susceptible to chrysanthemum white rust, powdery mildews and grey moulds

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