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PlantFiles: Chrysanthemum, Garden Mum, Florist's Mum
Chrysanthemum 'Pelee'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Chrysanthemum (kris-AN-the-mum) (Info)
Cultivar: Pelee

4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Unknown - Tell us

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Red
Coral/Apricot
Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral sybram On Nov 29, 2010, sybram from Burleson, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:


Someone gave me this very attractive plant. It's still in the 6" pot with colored foil around it. I assume I should plant it, right. In full or part sun? I'm in north Texas, and our summers are hot and hotter. ;+) It takes a fierce little plant to make it in full sun. Will the blooms come off when I transplant it?

Positive Bobntx On Nov 21, 2010, Bobntx from Garland, TX wrote:

Bought my first ever Pelee Chrysanthemum at Home Depot three weeks ago. Price was very attractive. It is an excellent bloomer. Still putting on blooms. But I have yet to find how to care for it.

Positive outdoorlover On Sep 9, 2008, outdoorlover from Enid, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

The bicolor chrysanthemums I have in our yard have pink petals with yellow centers with the daisy-like flower being about 1" in diameter. They flower the best in full sun, but the plant grows the biggest in part-sun. Beautiful little plant. I gathered the dried flower heads and plan to plant them. This chrysanthemum flowers earlier than the traditional ones. It began around July (I think) and just now completely finished.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Williston, Florida
Bordelonville, Louisiana
Enid, Oklahoma



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