Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Chrysanthemum coronarium, 'Primrose Gem', Mum, Crown Daisy

Common Name: Mum, Crown Daisy

Genus: Chrysanthemum

Species: coronarium

Cultivar or Variety: 'Primrose Gem'

Characteristics: Semi-double flowers that are a primrose color with a golden center.

Life Cycle
Annual

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 3
Zone 4
Zone 5
Zone 6
Zone 7
Zone 8

Endangered Species
No

Heirloom
No

When to Sow Seed
Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring
Early Summer

Germination Temperature
60-70 F

Seed Sowing Depth
1/8th"

Seed Needs Light to Germinate
No

Days to Germination
10-14 days

Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Plant Height
2 - 4 feet

Plant Form
Upright
Branching

Blooms
Yes

Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Flower Color
Rose

Nutritional Needs
Moist
Wet

Fertile
Yes

Reproduces By
Seed

Cutting Flower
Yes

Attractive to Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Butterflies

Additional Uses
Containers
Borders
Planters

Image
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