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    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 Ursula = 'Yoursula' (PBR) (22)

chrysanthemum [Ursula]

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  • Other common names chrysanthemum [Ursula]

  • Family Asteraceae

  • Genus Chrysanthemum are erect woody-based perennials with aromatic, pinnately lobed leaves and flowerheads of diverse form, from late summer to late autumn

  • Horticultural Group Charm chrysanthemums are compact, bushy plants with abundant, small single or double flower-heads less than 3cm across

  • Details Ursula is a compact herbaceous perennial to 30cm tall forming a dense mound of foliage covered with small, double, lavender-pink blooms from early autumn

Characteristics

  • Foliage Deciduous

  • Habit Bushy

  • Fragrance Leaf

  • 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)

    H3

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Aspect South-facing or West-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered

Soil

  • Loam

    Loam

  • MoistureMoist but well-drained

  • SoilLoam

  • pHNeutral

Size

  • Ultimate height 0.1-0.5 metres

  • Ultimate spread 0.1-0.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height 1 year

How to grow

Cultivation Suited to pot cultivation for flowering outdoors this cultivar is considered half-hardy needing winter protection. Water regularly and feed until flower buds colour up. See chrysanthemum cultivation

Propagation Propagate by basal cuttings in early spring

Suggested planting locations and garden types Patio & Container Plants

How to care

Pruning Pinch out cuttings-raised plants at the start of summer to encourage bushiness

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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