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Chrysanthemum 'Boulou White' (12)

chrysanthemum 'Boulou White'

Produces vigorous, bushy plants with thick stems. Plants are relatively dwarf reaching 60cm in height. Half-hardy/tender perennials, they flower in mid to late autumn. The double blooms of this white -lowered cultivar are incurved and, when disbudded, reach 14cm across. Florets are long and broad, overlapping, pointed and curled

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Size
Ultimate height
0.5–1 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 White Green
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
Aspect

West–facing or South–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H2
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

Pot up cuttings in spring, and restrict to three stems per plant. Stake and feed regularly. Put outside in a sunny position once danger of frost is past. For large blooms, disbud. Bring pots into frost-free conditions as it gets colder. After flowering, reduce watering, cut back and store in frost-free conditions. See chrysanthemum cultivation

Propagation

Propagate from basal cuttings taken in early spring

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Patio and container plants
Pruning

Follow chrysanthemum disbudding advice

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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