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Chrysanthemum 'Foxtrot'PBR
  • RHS AGM

chrysanthemum 'Foxtrot'

A cushion cultivar that reaches around 30cm in height. Flowers, borne in early autumn, are weather resistant, double, pink and decorative

Size
Ultimate height
0.1–0.5 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

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 and container plants
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

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

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