Dendranthema x grandiflorum ‘Quilled White’

A cultivar of Dendranthema x grandiflorum Kitam. Tassel flowered chrysanthemum.  ‘This rather slender variety is almost of the middle-size, and has the slenderest and most completely quilled flowers, and the earliest flowers, of the whole group, which hang in graceful drooping tassels, and form a strong contrast to [the Great Tassled white].’  [FC p.73/1833].  Possibly the plant figured in the Botanical Register.  [BR f.4/1815].

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.70/1845].


Published Apr 14, 2009 - 05:26 PM | Last updated Aug 28, 2011 - 04:44 PM

Shown are two double chrysanthemums, yellow and quilled white.  Botanical Register f.4, 1815.

Dendranthema x grandiflorum  'Quilled White', shown with a ‘Golden Yellow’ | BR f.4/1815 | BHL


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

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

  • ‘Narrow Quilled white’


Common Name

Florists’ chrysanthemum

Name in the Camden Park Record

Chrysanthemum sinense Quilled white

Confidence level high