“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Chrysanthemum morifolium

Garden Mum, Fall Mum

Garden(s):

Oval, Old Post, Wall 1

Type:

Perennial

Height:

45-60 cm (18-24 in)

Spread:

40-60 cm (16-24 in)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Moderate

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

August, September

Bloom Colour:

White, Yellow, Pink, Bronze. Purple, Red, Orange

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Clay, Sandy, Well-drained

Notes:

Flowers from mid/late summer to hard frost. Plant in well drained soil and ensure that the shallow roots do not dry out by using an organic mulch to conserve moisture.