English Names: Mums, Chrysanths, Hardy garden mum
Vernacular Name: Sevanti
This is a flowering plantof thegenusChrysanthemumin thefamilyAsteraceae. There are hundreds of varieties available in a range of shapes and sizes that can provide blooms from late summer through fall.Chrysanthemum white flower head is actually a cluster of many flowers, composed of a central group of short disk flowers surrounded by rings of longer white ray flowers.
Use: It is widely used for decoration purpose. The plant is also medicinally very effective in the treatment of wounds, tumors and eye irritation.
Height:Up to 3 meters
Difficulty to grow:Easy to grow
Care: Itrequires a sunny weather for best performance. Fertilize when the plants are ready for blooming and discontinue fertilizing after flower buds are formed. The faded Chrysanthemum blooms should be removed regularly as it helps prolong flowering.
Soil: Well-drained soil.
Water:Once in a week.
Fertilizer:Use any organic fertilizer.
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