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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
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Chrysanthemum are erect woody-based perennials with aromatic, pinnately lobed leaves and flowerheads of diverse form, from late summer to late autumn
Anemone-flowered, early flowering Outdoor Spray chrysanthemums are upright perennials with branched stems each bearing several flowerheads with a central boss of short florets, surrounded by larger outer florets
'Lucy' is a cultivar that reaches 90cm in height. It flowers early, in late summer to early autumn, bearing sprays of anemone-style flowers with yellow centres and pale pink florets
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
Time to ultimate height
Plant out after frosts. Stake (see staking perennials), water regularly and feed until flower buds colour up. See chrysanthemum cultivation
Propagate by basal cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers
Pruning Will require stopping for best results
Pests May be susceptible to chrysanthemum leaf miner, glasshouse whitefly and aphids
Susceptible to chrysanthemum white rust, powdery mildews and grey moulds
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