Annual Chrysanthemum, Painted Daisy
Height: 2' (60cm) Flowering Time: Summer Flower Colour: Red, brown, yellow, orange, white ____________________________________
Subclass: Dicotyledonae (Dicotyledons) Superorder: Asteridae (Daisy Superorder) Order: Asterales (Daisy Order) Family: Asteraceae (Daisy Family) Genus: Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum) Species: carinatum (keeled) ____________________________________
Chrysanthemum carinatum is a useful flower for summer gardens, as it provides a bright splash of colour throughout the summer and into autumn. Plants form feathery deep green bushes about a foot or two high, bearing daisy flowers in reds, browns, oranges, yellow, browns and white.
Harvesting and Growing from Seed:
Seed Pod There is no seed pod. The seeds are held together in a domed head.
Seed The seeds are light brown irregular chips with a hard oval centre. There are many seeds
on a seedhead.
Seedling The seedleaves are rounded. The first true leaves are deeply lobed.
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