Chrysanthemum 'Bigoudi Red'

Rich and delicious like the best dark chocolate, ‘Bigoudi Red’ excelled in our trials both outside in the autumn garden and inside in the winter greenhouse. More
5 rooted cuttings 511512-5 £9.50 Delivery early May
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Rich and delicious like the best dark chocolate, ‘Bigoudi Red’ excelled in our trials both outside in the autumn garden and inside in the winter greenhouse. It’s a corker!

Genus Chrysanthemum
Group/Species Indoor
Variety Bigoudi Red
Type Tender Perennial
Common Name Chrysanthemum
Border Position Back, Container, Indoor
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Site Full sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 80-90cm (31-35in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Grow the garden ones in a sheltered spot, or lift them in October to replace your tomatoes in the greenhouse. Indoor varieties can be grown in the garden in 2 litre pots, sunk in the ground and lifted to bring into the greenhouse, conservatory or sunny porch when the weather gets cold. For a full guide to growing chrysanthemums visit our advice pages.
Care Tips Pinch out the growing tip when the plants are 15-20cm (6-8in) tall to encourage bushy plants. After flowering, cut back the main stem to about 20cm (8in), lift the shortened plants and overwinter in a frost-free environment to take fresh cuttings the following spring.
Flowering September - December
Vase Life Chrysanthemum need no special conditioning – they are a classic, long-lasting cut flower with a 2-3 week vase life.
Harvesting Flower production: up to 4 months
Cooking Notes The petals are edible, scatter over plates of food.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice

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