Growing guide

How to grow chrysanthemums

Through late summer and autumn, chrysanthemums bring fresh vibrancy to borders and containers, just when many summer displays are fading. They make colourful, long-lasting cut flowers too.  

Quick facts

  • Grow in borders and containers
  • In flower from September to November
  • Plant outside from late spring 
  • Like sun and fertile, well-drained soil
  • May need winter protection
  • Make new plants by taking cuttings

All you need to know

Before you get started
Ongoing care
Pruning and training
While we think all this information will be helpful to you, we always recommend to read the instruction labels on your plants.

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