Chrysanthemum x morifolium ‘Anastasia Green’ (Spider Chrysanthemum)

Chrysanthemum x morifolium ‘Anastasia Green’ (Spider Chrysanthemum) is a large, quilled, pale green spider mum which measures 5- to 5.5-inch-wide (12 to 14 cm). Image was shot with the Canon (Ti6S) and the 60mm Canon macro lens. Chrysanthemum x morifolium ‘Anastasia Green’ (Spider Chrysanthemum) If you have 27 minutes and are curious as to how some Chrysanthemums are cultivated…

Chrysanthemum ‘Starfighter’(D.X Grandiflorum)

Chrysanthemum ‘Starfighter’, is a “Florist Daisy”, and there’s only one link claiming this cultivar (see below). This will be a visual post only. Chrysanthemum ‘Starfighter’   Chrysanthemum ‘Starfighter’ Chrysanthemum ‘Starfighter’ Chrysanthemum hurt., The garden. An illustrated weekly journal of horticulture in all its branches [ed. William Robinson], vol. 35: p. 384, t. 698 (1889) [H.G. Moon]…

Callistephus chinensis “Matsumoto”

Callistephus chinensis “Matsumoto” (Chinese Aster)

 Callistephus chinensis “Matsumoto” (Chinese Aster) Aka China Aster or Annual Aster, is a monotypic genus of flowering plants in the aster family, Asteraceae, that is native to China and Korea and is cultivated worldwide as an ornamental plant. Callistephus chinensis was introduced in Europe earlier than Chrysanthemum, in 1731, and reached North America in the early 19th Century, as…

Florist's daisy

Chrysanthemum morifolium (Florist’s daisy)

Note: this post has been revised Chrysanthemum morifolium (Florist’s daisy) Aka Hardy garden Mum, Pumpum, Pompom, Mums or Chrysanths, are flowering plants of the genus Chrysanthemum in the family Asteraceae. They are native to Asia and northeastern Europe. Most species originate from East Asia and the center of diversity is in China. There are countless horticultural varieties and…