Dendranthema x grandiflorum ‘Pale Indian Yellow’

A cultivar of Dendranthema x grandiflorum Kitam. Ranunculus flowered chrysanthemum.  This is probably the flower listed as Yellow Indian in the Floricultural Cabinet.  ‘Of short stature, with very late and double, but small flowers, and forms, with the next (White Indian), a distinct species.’  [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.60/1845].


Published Apr 13, 2009 - 04:32 PM | Last updated Aug 28, 2011 - 05:05 PM

More details about Dendranthema x grandiflorum ‘Pale Indian Yellow’
Family Asteraceae
Region of origin

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

Common Name

Florists’ chrysanthemum

Name in the Camden Park Record

Chrysanthemum sinense Pale Indian yellow

Confidence level high