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Hardy Mum

Botanical Name
Chrysanthemum x morifolium
Hardiness
Zones (4)5 to 9 (treat as an annual)
Height
1 to 3 feet
Width
2 to 4 feet
Flowers
Fall: white, yellow, bronze, reds, purples
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained (winter drainage important for survival)
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 2 to 3 feet apart
Problems
Aphids, mites, powdery mildew, verticillium wilt, winter death is biggest problem
Varieties
  • MammothTM Mum - hardy to zone 3b; mounded  3.5' tall by up to 5' wide; bronze, coral, lavender, pink, white and yellow flowers; no pinching

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