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PlantFiles: Painted Daisy, Tricolor Chrysanthemum
Ismelia carinata 'Court Jester Mix'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ismelia (is-MEL-ee-a) (Info)
Species: carinata (kar-IN-uh-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Court Jester Mix

Synonym:Chrysanthemum tricolor
Synonym:Chrysanthemum carinatum

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20 members have or want this plant for trade.


12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Pale Yellow
Bright Yellow
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall


Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral berrygirl On Mar 4, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

A range of contrasting colors arranged in rings on each of the large 3" single blooms. Exceptional, long-lasting cut flowers. Compact, semi-dwarf plants. Hardy annual, 18-20" tall.

Positive bruce1945 On Aug 10, 2004, bruce1945 from Phoenix, AZ wrote:

plant grows very well as an annual planted in Phx,Az--minimal care-- planting time sept - oct-semi shade--sandy soil--no fertilizer used excellent cut flower


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

Mobile, Alabama
Phoenix, Arizona
Patterson, California
Villa Rica, Georgia
Averill Park, New York
Troy, New York
Kalama, Washington

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