Information About Chrysanthemums

You know it's autumn when you start seeing mums in the stores. But what about growing your own chrysanthemums in the garden or how to care for indoor chrysanthemums? Browse the articles that follow to learn more about the care of mums indoors and out, including pruning information and common issues affecting these plants and how to treat them.

Growing Chrysanthemum Flowers: How To Care For Mums

Chrysanthemum flowers are a classic addition to brighten the autumn garden. Growing mums is not complicated once you learn the basics of chrysanthemum care. This article can help with that.


Chrysanthemum Lifespan: How Long Do Mums Live

How long do chrysanthemums last? It’s a good question, and one that often comes up in the fall, when garden centers are full of beautiful, flowering pots of them. Learn about the lifespan of mums in this article.


Treating Yellow Leaves On Chrysanthemum: Reasons For Yellow Chrysanthemum Leaves

If you see your chrysanthemum leaves turning yellow, you’ll have to figure out what is going wrong. This article provides information about problems with chrysanthemum plants. Click here to learn more about yellowing mum leaves.


Growing Mums In Containers: How To Grow Mums In Pots

Care of container grown mums can be a little tricky but if you follow some simple rules of chrysanthemum container care, you should be able to enjoy their blooms throughout fall and possibly even the next spring. Click this article to learn more.


Issues Affecting Chrysanthemums – Treating Mum Plant Disease And Pests

Most mums are extremely vigorous and have few pests and disease problems but there are a few issues affecting chrysanthemums of which growers should be aware. The information found in this article can help with that.


Chrysanthemum Information: Annual vs. Perennial Chrysanthemums

Whether your Chrysanthemum will come back after winter depends upon which species you have. If you aren't sure which one you purchased, the best thing is to wait until next spring and check for regrowth. Click this article for more info.


Organic Garden Pest Control: Using Chrysanthemum For Pest Control

Chrysanthemums, or mums for short, are loved by gardeners and florists for their diversity of shapes and colors. But there’s another reason you should be planting them all over your garden: pest control! Learn more in this article.


Chrysanthemum Varieties – What Are Some Different Types Of Mums

Gardeners delight in hundreds of different types of chrysanthemums, often classified by various criteria. To simplify the process for home gardeners, plants are often divided into eight distinct chrysanthemum plant types. Learn what those are here.


Chrysanthemum Bloom Season: Encouraging Flowers On Mums

The chrysanthemum bloom season ranges from late summer into early winter depending upon your zone. In rare cases, mums are not flowering when they should be in full bloom. Learn more about why this happens and what to do here.


Mum Plant Repotting: Can You Repot A Chrysanthemum

Potted chrysanthemums, often known as florist’s mums, are usually gift plants appreciated for their showy, colorful blooms. To keep them longer, repotting may be helpful. This article provides additional information on repotting mums.


Fertilizing Mums: Tips For Feed Mum Plants

One of the workhorses of the floral world is the common chrysanthemum. They are prolific bloomers, come in amazing hues, last long and are very low maintenance. Plant nutrition is essential to vitality and good growth. This article will help with feeding mum plants.


Indoor Mum Care: Growing Chrysanthemums Indoors

Mums are common gift plants found year around, as they have been tricked into blooming by hormones or manipulation of light exposure. Chrysanthemum houseplants require lower light to force blooms. This article will help with keeping mums indoors.


Propagating Mums: Growing Mums From Cuttings And Seeds

Chrysanthemums are one of the heralds of fall. Propagating mums can be from seed, started from division or even from cuttings. With so many ways to propagate it is easy to learn how to start mums. Read more here.


Overwintering Mums – How To Winterize Mums

Overwintering mums is possible. Because many people think that mums are finicky, many gardeners treat them as annuals. This doesn't have to be the case. Read here to learn more about how to winterize mums.