Chrysanthemum 'Porto Purple'

Spiky, like a sea urchin, and the most elegant of chrysanth flower shapes, ethereal, delicate and beautiful. More
5 rooted cuttings 190442-5 £9.50

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Spiky, like a sea urchin, and the most elegant of chrysanth flower shapes, ethereal, delicate and beautiful.

Indoor variety.

Genus Chrysanthemum
Group/Species Spray (Indoor)
Variety Porto Purple
Type Tender Perennial
Common Name Chrysanthemum
Border Position Back
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Shelter
Moisture Well-drained
Height 1-1.2m (39-47in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Care Tips After planting, water generously for 1-2 weeks so the plants get well established. Pinch out the growing tip when the plants are 15-20cm tall to encourage bushy plants. Apply a balanced liquid feed every two weeks from midsummer until the flower buds start to appear. After flowering, cut back the main stem to about 20cm (8in), lift the shortened plants and overwinter in a frost-free place.
Flowering September - November
Vase Life They will look good for up to 3 weeks.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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