Week 30 – July 23, 2019

Plant Information

Five Alarm Red Garden Mum

Growing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Chrysanthemum morifolium

Common Name: Garden Mum Five Alarm Red

Hardiness Zone: 6a - 11

Hardiness Degree: -10°F (-23.3°C)

Blooming Season: Autumn, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Attracts Butterflies, Frost Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 7 - 36" (18 - 91cm)

Height: 14 - 24" (36 - 61cm)

Width: 20 - 36" (51 - 91cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Earliest-to-flower red decorative for Fall; superb color and good color retention. Best in 6-in. (15-cm) and larger pots for Spring, Summer or Fall flowerings. 

Grower Information:
Timing Flower Date Black Cloth Response Habit Vigor
Early 9/11 6 weeks Mounded Medium

Our earliest-to-flower red decorative for Fall has superb color and good color retention. Flowering uniformity is average. Some early crown buds help with early sales. Best in 6-in. (15-cm) and larger pots for Spring, Summer or Fall flowerings. Early Florel applications improve uniformity.

4" 6" 8" 10" 12" 1/2 Bushel H.B.
Natural Season
Black Cloth
Pacific Northwest
Coastal California

'Zanmufive'

Protection Information: PP19,791