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Herbaceous Perennial

Chrysanthemum 'Payton Linda'
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chrysanthemum 'Payton Linda'

'Payton Linda' is a cultivar that bears sprays of semi-double flowers in early autumn. Florets are reflexed and buds are contrastingly dark pink. Reaches a height of around 110cm

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Size
Ultimate height
1–1.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
1 year
Ultimate spread
0.1–0.5 metres
Growing conditions
Loam
Moisture
Moist but well–drained
pH
Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green
Summer Green
Autumn Pink Green
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
Aspect

South–facing or West–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H3
Botanical details
Family
Asteraceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Deciduous
Habit
Bushy
Potentially harmful
Skin allergen. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling
Genus

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

Name status

Accepted

How to grow

Cultivation

A generally hardy garden chrysanthemum, but in colder areas may be overwintered in a cold frame. Needs a sunny site with moderately fertile, well-draining soil. See chrysanthemum cultivation

Propagation

Propagate by division in May or by cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Flower borders and beds
Pruning

Cut back after flowering

Pests

May be susceptible to chrysanthemum leaf miner and aphids

Diseases

May be susceptible to glasshouse grey mould, powdery mildews and chrysanthemum white rust

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