These favorites are sure to bring back fond memories and a smile
to your face. Remember fall sports fans pinning these large chrysanthemums
to their jackets as a sign of good luck to the home
team? These popular perennials are easy to grow, and the blooms
are long-lasting in the garden or in a vase.
Light: Full sun to partial shade
Bloom Time: Late summer to fall
Zones: 4 to 10
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Football Mum Mix Product Details
Chrysanthemum x morifolium
Partial Shade/Full Sun
18 - 24"
18 - 24"
Zone 4 - 10
Deeply lobed leaves
Globular, incurved, 6" or more, football sized with disbudding.
Mix of yellow, gold, bronze, red, purple or pink.
Late summer to frost
Well-drained soil, may heave from ground in winter if soil is too wet. This is more damaging than cold weather.
Large exhibition size by reducing the number of pinches & allowing fewer flowers to develop. Heavily petals blooms in a mix of bright colors, perfect for the fall season.
Pinch back growth until mid July to achieve bushy plants. Disbudding all flower buds except the terminal bud to achieve the largest blooms.