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How to Grow Blue Chrysanthemum

Heteropappus meyendorfii Germination Information

Heteropappus meyendorfii is the botanical name for Blue Chrysanthemum
Heteropappus meyendorfii Seed Germination How to Sow Heteropappus meyendorfii:
  • Best sown indoors in late winter at 68°
  • Sow with NO cover as light aids in germination
  • Expect germination in 10-15 days
  • It is not recommended to sow these seeds outdoors

How to Grow Heteropappus meyendorfii:
Transplanting: Transplant when there are at least two sets of true leaves

Spacing: Space seedlings 12 inches apart in full sun to partial shade in any normal, loamy, moist, well-drained garden soil.

Additional Care: Very tolerant of rough weather: rain and wind.

Appearance and Use:

An annual blue-flowered addition to borders and showy container plantings. Plant habit is mounding to 12 inches tall by 18 inches wide. he blue, daisy-like flowers are plentiful from late summer through the fall


About Heteropappus meyendorfii:
Pronunciation:  het-er-o-pap’us mi-en-dorf’e-i
Lifecycle:  Annual
Origination: Asteraceae, native to Europe Common Name: Blue Chrysanthemum