Chrysanthemum carinatum 'Polar Star'

Chrysanthemum carinatum 'Polar Star'

Chrysanthemum

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Chrysanthemum carinatum 'Polar Star'
  • Common name: Chrysanthemum
  • Plant type: Annual

Height: 75cm

Spread: 40cm

Flower colour:
  • White
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Attractive to wildlife, Flowers

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Chrysanthemum carinatum, also known as painted daisy, is a fast growing, showy annual with almost succulent leaves. It's ideal for adding height to borders, and makes an excellent and long-lasting cut flower.

Chrysanthemum carinatum ‘Polar Star’ has tricoloured blooms, with white petals and a yellow halo around a central darker cushion. For best results grow in full sun in moist but well-drained soil. Pinch out the growing tips of young plants to encourage bushy growth.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Hardiness: Half hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: Purgative if ingested

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