Chrysanthemum 'Smokey Purple'

Almost black when it opens, Chrysanthemum 'Smokey Purple' is one of my long-standing, early flowering favourites. More
5 rooted cuttings 190129-5 £9.50

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Almost black when it opens, Chrysanthemum 'Smokey Purple' is one of the small-flowered, multi-stemmed chrysanths, which flowers early and for ages in the garden.

Indoor or outdoor variety.

Genus Chrysanthemum
Group/Species Spray (Outdoor)
Variety Smokey 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)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Should be potted on and planted out when the frosts are over, alternatively you can grow your chysanths in large pots (about 35-40cm in diameter) to move outside in good weather. May also be grown as an indoor variety. For a full guide to to growing chrysanthemums see our advice pages.
Care Tips After planting, water generously for 1-2 weeks so the plants get well established. 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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Chrysanthemum 'Smokey Purple' reviews

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Reviewed 21st November 2018 by Kate

Poor quality plants !!!!"""