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CHRYSANTHEMUM x morifolium( BLUSH™ SERIES)
Pot Chrysanthemum, Single Chrysanthemum
Blush™ Series chrysanthemums produce numerous large, greenish-eyed "daisies" on 8- to 12-inch (20 to 30 cm) plants. Cultivars in this series flower in shades of yellow, orange, pink, and white. The 4- to 5.5-inch-wide (10 to 14 cm), single to semi-double blooms appear in autumn under "natural" conditions. Greenhouse-grown specimens can be brought into flower at other seasons, blooming about 8 weeks after 2 weeks of "long nights" (13.5 hours or more). These vegetatively propagated mums were introduced by Yoder Brothers of Barberton, Ohio. They are grown and sold as seasonal pot plants.
Chrysanthemum × morifolium is an old-time favorite for fall gardens and greenhouse displays. This herbaceous perennial originated in eastern Asia, where it has long been cultivated for its showy blooms and fragrant, deeply lobed foliage. Hundreds of mum varieties are grown today.
Like most mums, those in the Blush™ Series thrive in full sun and a fertile, well-drained growing medium. Pinch back developing stems to encourage a tidier habit and heavier flowering. Disbudded plants produce extra-large blooms.
9 - 2
7 - 9
H1, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Full Sun, Partial Sun
10"-16" / 25.4cm - 40.6cm
12"-20" / 30.5cm - 50.8cm
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
White, Yellow, Green, Orange, Light Yellow, Yellow Green, Gold, Pink, Light Pink, Rose, Coral, Ivory
Green, Dark Green
Bedding Plant, Container, Cutflower, Hanging Basket, Houseplant
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