Chrysanthemum 'Frosty'

Frosty Garden Mums



Family: Compositae

Genus: Chrysanthemum

Category: Perennial

Zones: 5 to 8

Size: To 12" tall and 36" wide

Exposure: Sun


Forms a clump of foliage with small pink flowers in autumn. Well-drained moist soil with good air circulation.


Brought back from Japan and named by Ted Stephens.


My Experience: 

I purchased a 4" pot at Plant Delights in October 2012 potted it up for the winter. I was told it would be hardy so in January I planted it in the Five Trees Garden. It started to put out new leaves, then there was a cold spell and they died back. It did not come back.

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