Chrysanthemum x morifolium Ramat.

Hardy Garden Mum


Family: Compositae

Genus: Chrysanthemum

Category: Perennial

Zones: 5 to 9

Size: To 3' tall and wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Can take light shade but prefer full sun. Well-drained soil. Pinch back in early summer to make plants more bushy. Grown for the showy flowers in autumn. Flowers can be red, orange, yellow, white or lavender.

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History: 

Published in J. Hist. Nat. 2: 240 in 1792.

Synonym is Anthemis grandiflora Ramat.

Complex hybrid including Chrysanthemum indicum L.

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