Dendranthema x grandiflorum ‘Curled Lilac’

A cultivar of Dendranthema x grandiflorum Kitam. Incurving ranunculus flowered chrysanthemum.  ‘It grows tall, and flowers early, and is an elegant plant.’  [FC p.73/1833].  


Horticultural & Botanical History

For general information on the botanical and horticultural history of the Florists’ chrysanthemum see Dendranthema x grandiflorum Kitam.

History at Camden Park

Listed in the 1845, 1850 and 1857 catalogues [H.58/1845].



Published Jan 28, 2009 - 03:28 PM | Last updated Aug 28, 2011 - 05:08 PM

More details about Dendranthema x grandiflorum ‘Curled Lilac’
Family Asteraceae
Region of origin

East Asia originally but certainly of garden origin in both China and Japan

  • ‘Incurving Lilac’
  • ‘Quilled Lilac’ 


Common Name

Florists’ chrysanthemum

Name in the Camden Park Record

Chrysanthemum sinense Curled lilac


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