Pyrethrum "Robinson Giant"
A popular variety with large baskets. The plant is about 70 cm high. It blooms from the first half of June during the month. They are used for group plantings in flower beds and lawns, in rows on beds, as well as for cutting into bouquets.
The plant is light-loving, but tolerates partial shade, winter-hardy. Prefers nutritious and moderately dry soils. It grows in one place for 3-4 years. Sowing is carried out in March-April in seedling boxes with light sandy soil. Seeds are lightly sprinkled with earth. The landing container is covered with glass and placed in a lighted place. At a soil temperature of + 18 ° C, seedlings appear within 14-20 days. Seedlings are planted in May. The distance between plants is 30-45 cm.
Eng.: Painted daisy pyrethrum, Garden pyrethrum, Persian daisy, Persian insect flower, Persian pellitory. Suom.: Punapäivänkakkara. Sven.: Rosenkrage. Pharm.: Persian Insect Powder. Bot. syn.: Chrysanthemum carneum Karst., Chrysanthemum coronopifolium Willd., Chrysanthemum marschallii Asch ex O. Hoffm., Chrysanthemum roseum Adams, Chrysanthemum roseum Web., Pyrethrum carneum, Pyrethrum roseum (Adams), Tanacetum carneum Schultz.