Monday, October 6, 2014

Plant of the Month - Chrysanthemums

A fall garden is not complete without Chrysanthemums.  No other flower gives off so much color as do mums. They form round mounds of yellow, orange, red and many other colors.  Their blooms come in daisy like varieties while other have round globes. Their shapes are as endless as their color, and they are generally easy to grow in the ground or in containers. 

Light:  Partial Sun/Full Sun

Zones:  5 - 9

Plant Type:  Perennial

Plant Height:  1 – 3 feet

Plant Width:  1 – 3 feet

Flower Color:  Yellow, Orange, Red, Maroon, etc. 

Bloom Time:  Late summer – early fall

Special Features:  Great for cut flowers.

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