How to Grow Ajania pacifica Plants in your Garden

Gardener's HQ Guide to Growing Gold and Silver Chrysanthemum

Gold and silver chrysanthemum
Ajania pacifica (Pacific chrysanthemum)in flower at Pali o Waipio, Maui, Hawaii photograph by Forest and Kim Starr.

Ajania pacifica Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific Name: Ajania pacifica
  • Common Name: Gold and silver chrysanthemum
  • Growing Zone: USA: 5 to 9
  • Life Cycle / Plant Type: Perennial

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 12 to 18
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 14 to 16
  • Time of Bloom: Late summer to Mid fall
  • Flower Details: Yellow
  • Leaf Foliage: Green, Silvery
  • Fruit:
  • Growth Form: Spreading / horizontal

Ideal Growing Conditions

  • Best Light Conditions: partial shade, partial sun to full sun
  • Rate of Growth: Average
  • Suitable Soil Types: Loamy, Neutral, Well drained
  • Soil Moisture: Moist

Caring Conditions

  • Care:
  • Level of Maintenance: Medium
  • Propagation:
  • How to Prune: Pinch back stems
  • Pests: Usually pest free
  • Diseases: Usually pest free

Further Information

  • Can Attract:
  • Tolerant of:
  • Best Garden Use: Alpine garden, Border, Ground cover, En masse , Rock garden, Specimen
  • Family: Asteraceae (Compositae).
  • Closely Related Species: Achillea, Aster, Callistephus, Cosmea, Helianthus, Leontopodium, Liatris, Sanvitalia, Stokesia, Townsendia, and Zinnia.
  • Miscellaneous: Attractive foliage
  • Genus Detail: Ajania
  • Further Reading and References: Here and Here

I hope that you enjoyed this guide on how to grow Ajania pacifica. You may also enjoy the following Gardener's HQ growing guides: How to grow Townsendia and Lonas plants.

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