Chrysanthemum 'Alaska' is a commonly grown flowering herbaceous perennial plant with the classic daisy appearance of white petals.
Leucanthemum x superbum is the scientific name of this plant and is a hybrid. The flowers, with the classic white rays and yellow center. It blooms for 3 Weeks or More. It has rigid stems which do not require staking. Features 3" diameter single flower heads.
||Up to 75 cm
||Late Spring to Mid-Summer
||Easy to groew
Planting and care
- The compost should be kept moist but not wet at all times
- Divide the plants to avoid overcrowding
- Remove spent flower heads to promote additional bloom
- Avoid over-watering
Chrysanthemum Alaska White care
- Sow in the late winter to late Spring or Late Summer to Autumn
- Sow the seeds indoors then transfer them outdoor
- Use peaty compost with vermiculite
- Germination may occur between 21 to 35 days
- Prick out the seedlings and gradually acclimatize to outdoor conditions for 10 to 15 days before planting out
- Keep spacing of 20 to 24 inches
||Full sun. They can tolerate partial shade for some time.
||Average, dry to medium, well-drained soils
||18 to 27 degrees C
||Use any organic fertilizer.
Chrysanthemum Alaska White special feature
Flowers with distinct odor
Chrysanthemum Alaska White uses
- It is a favorite garden plant and groundcover