Week 42 – October 17, 2019

Plant Information

Red Ryder Garden Mum

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Product Information
Ball Mums for the Landscape
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Chrysanthemum morifolium

Common Name: Garden Mum

Hardiness Zone: 9a - 11

Hardiness Degree: 0°F (-17.8°C)

Blooming Season: Autumn, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded

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

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 12 - 36" (30 - 91cm)

Height: 14 - 24" (36 - 61cm)

Width: 20 - 36" (51 - 91cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Profuse, dark red, decorative flowers with strong, flexible stems. Medium vigor. Excellent keeping quality in landscapes and containers. 

Grower Information:
Timing Flower Date Black Cloth Response Habit Vigor
Late 9/28 8 weeks European Medium

Profuse, dark red, decorative flowers with fantastic keeping quality! Plants size up readily with strong, flexible stems. Continues the flow of quality red decoratives into October. Slow in black cloth flowerings, but has excellent color and habit. Not for Spring flowering. Excellent keeping quality.

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