Chrysanthemum sp.: Disbud Chrysanthemum

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The Disbud Chrysanthemum has one single large flower per stem produced by removing all side buds when plant was young.

There are two types of Disbuds: Spiders and Cremons. A Spider is distinguished by its tubular petals. Any disbud without this characteristic is a Cremon.

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Disbuds are used as a focal flowers in arrangements and bouquets. The average size of a Disbud bloom is 7-9cm in diameter.

Chrysanthemum sp. is the genus of all pompons, mums, and disbuds.

Source: Heidenreich’s Flowers

Photos: Flower DomeGardens by the BaySingapore [20140122]

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