Seeds - Chrysanthemum, Fancy Pants Mix OG (SGH)
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Description: Playful patterns and colours make these annual flowers a delight in garden beds and larger containers. Colours include pink, orange, yellow, white, and burgundy. Also called tri-color daisies.
Pack Size: ~ 100 seeds
Latin Name: Chrysanthemum carinatum
Main Uses: This plant is grown as a flowering ornamental
Zone Hardiness: Annual
Exposure: Full sun
Height: 60 - 90 cm (24 - 36" )
Flower Color: Mix - includes pink, orange, yellow, white, and burgundy
Flowering Time: July - late September(or until frost)
Germination: 8 - 14 days at 21°C.
Sowing: Indoors 4 - 5 weeks before the last frost, 2 seeds per cell (thin to the strongest. For best results, apply Sea Magic™ kelp from the first watering. Apply a seedling-starter fertilizer such as Evolve Seedling once the second set of true leaves has appeared, and then alternate between the kelp and seedling starter until transplant. Outdoors, direct seed after the last frost.
Planting depth: Press lightly onto the surface of moistened soil
Spacing: 30 cm (12")
Planting Out: Well-drained soil once seedlings are established and the risk of frost has passed.
Growing in Containers: Grows beautifully in larger planters (30 cm/12" and up)
Fertilizing (Containers): Use an organic bloom-boost fertilizer once plants start to set buds.
Watering (Containers): Water deeply when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Check every day or two during very hot weather.
Growing in Mixed Planters: Well-suited to larger mixed planters.
Fertilizing (Garden): Plant in a garden bed amended with compost. No additional fertilizer is required.
Watering (Garden): Water young plants regularly to establish, the water deeply as conditions require.