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chrysanthemum 'Southway Swan'
Dendranthema 'Southway Swan'
Chrysanthemum are erect woody-based perennials with aromatic, pinnately lobed leaves and flowerheads of diverse form, from late summer to late autumn
Early flowering, single, Outdoor Spray chrysanthemums are bushy perennials with several single or semi-double flowers on each branching stem, flowering from late summer to autumn
'Southway Swan' is a compact half-hardy perennial to 85cm in height, with single, white, yellow-centred flowers
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Clay, Sand
pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Grow in a sheltered site in full sun in fertile well-drained soil, enriched with organic matter and general purpose fertiliser. Water freely in dry weather. Pinching out the growing tip when the plants are 15-20cm tall to encourage free flowering bushy plants. Staking is usually required. There is no need to deadhead. In mild areas leave in the ground protected by a thick mulch. Elsewhere lift the crowns and store in a greenhouse, raising fresh plants from these each year
Propagate by softwood cuttings taken in spring from shoots from stored stools
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Cut back to near ground level in the autumn, before lifting and storing for the winter
Pests Aphids and leaf miners are common pests. Leaf and bud eelworms can damage stock that has not been heat-treated. Earwigs sometimes damage blooms. Capsid bug and glasshouse red spider mite are occasional pests
Chrysanthemum white rust, can be very damaging and hard to control. Powdery mildews can be damaging in dry conditions. In wet weather grey moulds and other fungal rots can be severe. A virus may cause stunting and leaf markings
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