Bushy plants bear showy, red-purple pea-like blooms age to rich purple in March-June. Ephemeral, dying back in August when you can cut it back. Spring gem.
Size: 12” x 12” Care: sun in north to shade in south, moist well-drained soil. Drought tolerant once established Native: No. Europe - Siberia Awards: Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit, Elisabeth Carey Miller Botanical Garden Great Plant Picks
Introduced to gardens before 1629. Parkinson called it “Blew Everlasting Pease.”
Chrysanthemum x rubellum ‘Mary Stoker’ Z 3-9
Plants form a bushy mound of light green leaves, bearing loose sprays of large, single soft yellow daisies, blushed with apricot. Blooms mid-summer to early fall