PlantsChrysanthemum→Mum (Chrysanthemum 'Matchsticks')

1 company sells this plant

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Mum
Give a thumbs up Hardy Mum
Give a thumbs up Garden Mum

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 24-36 inches
Plant Spread: 16 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: yellow and red
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant

Image

This plant is tagged in:
Image

Comments:
Posted by chelle (N.E. Indiana - Zone 5b and Florida) on Sep 30, 2014 3:12 PM

This chrysanthemum really does seem to need cooler temperatures to color up. In my garden, early blooms during very warm weather were washed-out and unimpressive. The red points were very nearly nonexistent.

[ Reply to this comment | Give a thumbs up ]

Plant Events from our members
carpathiangirl On June 10, 2019 Obtained plant
3 in. start
» Post your own event for this plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Matchsticks by springcolor Oct 2, 2014 4:51 PM 8
Untitled by hedacc Dec 2, 2017 11:13 AM 1
Overwintering Chrysanthemums by sw_gardener Oct 2, 2021 10:23 PM 27
Hardy Garden Mums by frankrichards16 Dec 31, 2018 8:49 AM 149
Garden Chat and Photos by Catmint20906 Jan 2, 2016 11:47 AM 3,043
Mums by jvdubb Apr 6, 2015 8:28 AM 163

« Add a new plant to the database

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by skopjecollection and is called "Eringynum"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.