Chrysanthemum 'Emperor of China'

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A hardy perennial, Emperor of China chrysanthemum produces burgundy buds that open to silvery-pink flowers in late October. The flowers are double with quill-shaped rays. After the first frost, the leaves turn red which provides a nice contrast to the pink flowers. This is a tall plant that benefits from staking for support or cutting back in the summer for a shorter plant. Bonnie chrysanthemum is not dependent upon soil type or pH and is a lovely addition to any garden especially a cottage garden. Butterflies, bees, and birds are attracted to these plants. These chrysanthemums can be propagated by division.

Plant Shape
Full Sun
Bloom Time
July - August, September - October
Bloom Color
Landscape Use
Bedding or Border, Specimen Plant
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type
Hardiness Zone
4 - 9