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Week 22 – May 30, 2024

Plant Information

Gypsy Rose Purple Garden Mum

  • Gypsy Rose Purple Garden Mum - Bloom
  • Gypsy Rose Purple Garden Mum - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Chrysanthemum morifolium

Common Name: Garden Mum

Hardiness Zone: 6a - 11

Hardiness Degree: -10°F (-23.3°C)

Blooming Season: Autumn, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Attracts Butterflies, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a week

Spacing: 12 - 30" (30 - 76cm)

Height: 14 - 24" (36 - 61cm)

Width: 20 - 36" (51 - 91cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: This midseason purple is an excellent performer in our trials, displaying a perfect ball shaped habit. 

Grower Information:
Timing Flower Date Black Cloth Response Habit Vigor
Mid 9/24 8 weeks European Medium

This mid-season purple displayed superior performance during trials, with a perfect ball-shaped habit. Gypsy Rose Purple has a vibrant magenta-purple color with good color retention. Plus, its European growth habit and heat tolerance work well in the landscape. This variety is suited for all pot sizes in both black cloth and natural season crops.

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