‘Court Jester’ Chrysanthemum: Our Favorite Flowers

Add charm and a splash of color to your container garden.
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Charming and Colorful Court Jester Daisies

Charming and Colorful Court Jester Daisies

Photo by: DK - Simple Steps to Success: Containers for Patios © 2007 Dorling Kindersley Limited

DK - Simple Steps to Success: Containers for Patios , 2007 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Tricolor flowers on this annual (Chrysanthemum carinatum; also known by Chrysanthemum tricolor or Ismelia carinata) usually appear as white or yellow with some red around a purple center. Commonly called painted daisies or tricolor chrysanthemums, this annual grows quickly and will provide color for your garden from midsummer into fall. Consider it for containers, and provide moist soil. ‘Court Jester’ can grow to a height of 24 inches and spread as much as 12 inches. Plant in full sun, and expect it to attract butterflies to your garden.

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