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Chrysanthemum carinatum ‘Polar Star’

Chrysanthemum

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  • Botanical name: Chrysanthemum carinatum 'Polar Star'
  • Common name: Chrysanthemum
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Plant Type: Annual
Flower colour:

White

Foliage colour:

Green

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.

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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.

How to grow Chrysanthemum 'Polar Star'

  • Plant size

    75cm height

    40cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Half hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do Sow in March

Do Sow in April

Do Sow in May

Do not Sow in June

Do not Sow in July

Do not Sow in August

Do not Sow in September

Do not Sow in October

Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Chrysanthemum 'Polar Star' and wildlife

Chrysanthemum 'Polar Star' is known for attracting bees, butterflies​/​moths and other pollinators. It nectar-pollen-rich-flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Attractive to Butterflies​/​Moths

Attractive to Other pollinators

Is Chrysanthemum 'Polar Star' poisonous?

Chrysanthemum 'Polar Star' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

Toxic to Horses

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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