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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 24-30 inches
Plant Spread: 2-4 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Division

"Chrysanthemum rubellum 'Clara Curtis' , 2016, Garden [Mum] #chry

Chrysanthemums Rule! Mum's the Word!Chrysanthemums Rule! Mum's the Word!
By frankrichards16 on November 8, 2015

This past year I took a deep dive into Chrysanthemum rubellums (Heirloom or Old Fashioned Mums). In Michigan, we had a hard frost in mid-October as usual, but several of my new mums are still in bloom. What's not to like about that?

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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2014-09-22 5:43 pm. Always a delight to see in September.
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Location: Western North CarolinaDate: October 2011
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Location: Terrace garden left side.Date: 2012-1022Attractive to bees.
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Location: Terrace garden left side.Date: 2012-1022
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Location: Terrace garden left side.Date: 2012-1022
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Location: Terrace garden left side.Date: 2012-1022
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Location: Northern Illinois (Zone 5a)Date: 2013-08-09
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Courtesy Gardens in the Wood of Grassy Creek
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Posted by pirl (Southold, Long Island, NY - Zone 7a) on Nov 25, 2013 11:00 AM

It spreads quite wide but it's so easy to pluck new growth in spring and plant it elsewhere or give it to another gardener.

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