Week 50 – December 11, 2018

Plant Information

Alpine White Garden Mum

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Chrysanthemum x morifolium

Common Name: Garden Mum

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Autumn, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Water/Rain tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a week

Height: 12 - 15" (30 - 38cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Very clean and fresh white decorative flowers carried on excellent plants that develop in the classic European, spherical shape. Stays true to white color with no pinking edges. Good flower size at 1 3/4-inches, and displays outstanding flower form with no open centers.    Good uniformity with a prolific flowering response in the fall.  Upgrades the growth habit, flower form, flower size, and flower color of Pearly White.  Flowers a little before Dove White in fall crops.  Good performance in our black cloth trials with a high flower count and snow-white flower. Has kept its pure white color, with no signs of pinking, deep into October in our trials.

Grower Information:

A stunning pure white decorative garden mum! Less aggressive than Pearly White, with a spherical growth habit that has more vigor than Dove White. Distinctive European look.

Timing: Late
Flower Date: 10/10
Black Cloth Response: 7 weeks
Habit: European
Vigor: Medium/Short

Pot sizes:
Natural Season: 4", 6", 8", 10"
Black Cloth: 4", 6", 8"

'Alpine White'

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