Other Names: Garden Mum, Korean Mum, Dendranthemum
Prairie Lavender Chrysanthemum is smothered in stunning shell pink daisy flowers with yellow eyes at the ends of the stems from early to late fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its fragrant ferny leaves remain green in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Prairie Lavender Chrysanthemum is an herbaceous perennial with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.
This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. Deer don’t particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Prairie Lavender Chrysanthemum is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- Border Edging
- General Garden Use
- Container Planting