Chrysanthemum paludosum - Creeping daises - White buttons
Chrysanthemum paludosum is an ornamental garden plant. It is an annual plant, grows 10 inches in height and has a molding, trailing habit that spreads to 15 inches.
Masses of Daisy like small white flowers with golden yellow centers of this plant blooms for months and months. It is hard to see the foliage through the abundance of flowers. These simple white flowers are born profusely all over the plant.
This plant grows well in rich, well drained soil, in full sun or partial sun. They grow best and produce the most flowers if they are planted in full sunshine.They should be planted into well prepared, fertile, sandy soil. Soil should be kept moist but not wet.
How to grow Chrysanthemum paludosum:
Propagation by seeds:
1) Sow seeds directly on the surface of the prepared soil.
2) Press the soil down lightly and keep moderately moist until germination, which takes place within 10-15 days.
3) Water seedlings regularly until they become established.
4) When the plants are 6 inches tall, pinch about 3/4 of an inch from each branch to promote more blooms and bushier plant.
Propagation by dividing and transplanting:
1) Dig entire clump and separate the plants with a sharp knife.
2) Replant the divisions as soon as possible in a loose, well drained, rich organic soil.
3) Young divisions will grow much faster and provide a better plant.