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Chrysanthemum carinatum - Schousboe.

Common Name Tricolor Chrysanthemum, Painted Daisy, Summer Chrysanthemum
Family Asteraceae or Compositae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats The original habitat is obscure.
Range N. Africa - Possibly Morocco.
Edibility Rating    (2 of 5)
Other Uses    (0 of 5)
Weed Potential No
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Care (info)
Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Chrysanthemum carinatum Tricolor Chrysanthemum, Painted Daisy, Summer Chrysanthemum


Chrysanthemum carinatum Tricolor Chrysanthemum, Painted Daisy, Summer Chrysanthemum

 

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Summary

Bloom Color: White. Main Bloom Time: Early summer, Early fall, Late summer, Mid summer. Form: Irregular or sprawling, Upright or erect.


Physical Characteristics

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Chrysanthemum carinatum is a ANNUAL growing to 0.6 m (2ft) at a fast rate. It is in flower from July to September, and the seeds ripen from August to October. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Bees, flies, beetles, Lepidoptera (Moths & Butterflies). The plant is self-fertile.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: mildly acid, neutral and basic (mildly alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Synonyms

C. tricolor.

Plant Habitats

 Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Leaves  Shoots
Edible Uses:

Young shoots - raw or cooked[33, 52, 177]. Use them before the plant flowers, they are at their best when 12cm or less tall[33]. The leaves quickly wilt once picked, so are best harvested as required[K].

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Medicinal Uses

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None known

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Other Uses

None known

Special Uses

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Cultivation details

Landscape Uses:Border, Container, Ground cover, Massing, Seashore. Succeeds in ordinary garden soil and in acid soils[1, 52]. Prefers a well-drained fertile soil in full sun[200]. Prefers light shade in the summer[33, 52]. Commonly grown in the flower garden[1], it is cultivated for its edible young shoots in China[266]. It makes a good edging plant[52]. Special Features:Not North American native, Naturalizing, All or parts of this plant are poisonous, Attracts butterflies, Suitable for cut flowers.

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Plant Propagation

Seed - sow spring in situ. The seed usually germinates within 10 - 18 days at 15°c. Autumn sowings succeed in mild areas[164].

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :

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Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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Author

Schousboe.

Botanical References

200

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