Dendranthema x grandiflorum ‘Buff’

A cultivar of Dendranthema x grandiflorum Kitam. A Ranunculus flowered chrysanthemum.  Possibly the variety listed as var. salmon in the catalogues. ‘Also called the Orange.  Resembles the preceding [Small Flat Yellow] in every thing but colour.’  The Small Flat Yellow was described as shortish in growth with small, expanded, early flowers, neat and regular in habit.  [MB p.90/1834].

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.78/1845].


Published Apr 15, 2009 - 04:56 PM | Last updated Aug 27, 2011 - 04:58 PM

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

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

  • 'Copper'


Common Name

Florists’ chrysanthemum

Name in the Camden Park Record

Chrysanthemum sinense Var. salmon

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