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Chrysanthemum multicaule 'Moonlight' (Yellow daisy)

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Maintenance level
2 hours care
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Ultimate height
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Ultimate spread
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Time to maturity
1-2 years
To maturity
Toxic - May cause skin irritation

Botanical name: Chrysanthemum multicaule 'Moonlight'

Other names: Yellow daisy

Genus: Chrysanthemum

Variety or Cultivar: 'Moonlight' _ 'Moonlight' is a small, bushy annual forming a profusion of single, daisy-like yellow flowers all summer long.

Chrysanthemum multicaule 'Moonlight' is: Deciduous

Flower: Yellow in Autumn

Foliage: Green in Summer

Fragrance: Aromatic leaves.

Toxicity: May cause skin irritation

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

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Specific pests: Aphids , Capsid bug , Earwigs , Eelworms (leaf and bud) , Glasshouse red spider mite , Leaf-mining sawflies

Diseases: In addition to these diseases, a virus may cause stunting and leaf markings.

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew , Chrysanthemum white rust , Grey mould

General care

Pruning: Pinch out the growing tip when the plants are 15-20cm tall to encourage bushy plants. Staking is usually required. There is no need to deadhead .. REGISTER to read more...

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Chrysanthemum multicaule 'Moonlight' (Yellow daisy) will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.4m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Flower Arranging

Cultivation: Plant in a sheltered site in full sun in fertile well-drained soil. Water freely in dry weather. In mild areas leave the plant in the ground over-winter protected by a thick mulch. Elsewhere lift the crowns and store in a greenhouse.

Soil type: Chalky, Sandy, Loamy

Soil drainage: Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral, Acid

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)

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