PLANT OF THE MONTH: Chrysanthemum x morifolium

Mums are a great way to add colour to your yard in the fall. Their fluffy bright fllowers are iconic in autumn. They can be potted and placed along steps and porches or planted in your garden.

Growing Conditions: Best in moist, fertile soil. They can take light shade but prefer full sun. They are primarily planted in containers but can also be hardy in permanent gardens.

Size: 60-75cm in height and spread

Hardiness: Zone 4

Where to Plant: plant in fall container displays or in garden beds.

Designer’s Tip: Plant in containers and display will small gourds, pumpkins and alongside other seasonal decorations.

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Post contributed by Chelsea Mills, Jr. Landscape Designer

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