Fall Hardy Mums are some of my favorite flowers. The colors they come in are rare and beautiful: Deep reds, coral pinks, magenta and yellow.
Here are a few pics of mine, planted 2 weeks ago. These will last through Thanksgiving with proper watering. They will also grow to about twice the size they are now.I have learned over the years that these flowers must be planted early, while temps are still in the high 50s, so they can take root prior to cold snaps. I buy mine from Home Depot and pay no more than $1.25 each. (why spend a bunch of money on flowers that die after 3 months?)
It is important they be planted in well-drained soil. They should be watered daily until temps reach the upper 30s at night, at which time they need no more watering.____________________________________________________________
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