Hi, I just bought some beautiful mums yesterday and planted them today. I live in Va and it can get pretty cold here in the winter months. Mum flowers have different decorative forms such as single blossoms, anemones, pompons, spoons, spiders and standards. You can try it. Submitted by Chelaine on November 19, 2020 - 12:59pm. Mist the surface with a spray bottle and gently tamp it down to increase contact with the seeds. When they're ready to go out, plant them in a sunny but sheltered spot, in well-drained soil that has had some compost and fertiliser dug in. PLEASE HELP!! Submitted by Weebea on October 10, 2013 - 8:27am. See above again, especially the advice for super-cold regions. Good article, makes sense. Whenever you see buds, pinch half of the new growth at the top of the shoot. Mums are even-light bloomers, meaning they bloom when the days and nights are even in length. I currently have 2 pots that are blooming, probably for their last year. Then, cut the plants back to 1 inch. If the room receives less than six hours of bright, natural sunlight each day, suspend a fluorescent grow lamp 12 to 15 inches above the pots to supplement the available light. It is best to plant rooted cuttings immediately. Wait a bit. They are bare root plants, very little at this time. It had some good advice. Put the pot in your basement or unheated shed on top of some magazines or newspapers. Thanks, Submitted by The Editors on August 19, 2015 - 2:01pm. You can propagate mums by seeds collected from the old flowers in late fall, although only nonhybrid varieties produce new plants that resemble the parent. Perennials. Submitted by Judy77 on September 8, 2011 - 9:04am. However, I will. Each bloom is made of hundreds of tiny flowers called florets. They were perfect for the space last year but have outgrown the space this year. I'm afraid you need to think of mums as a short-term investment, similar to cut flowers. With the development of technology and the better insulation of buildings … There are a lot of perennial seeds that can be planted in the fall to sprout the following spring. Showy flowers are a joy at the end of the garden season. Submitted by The Editors on November 16, 2015 - 12:50pm. How to care for fall mums (I couldn't post the link. Fall fertilization can actually reduce the hardiness of chrysanthemums to survive cold winters. Water when the soil feels dry and add more mulch before your average first fall frost date. Fill small germination pots with sterile seed starting mix. I will drive up there and have a look. See our Autumnal Equinox page for fall-themed advice, folklore, and fun, and read our Fall Weather Forecast to see what sort of weather to expect this autumn! Whether to comfort or decoration, we provide a range of styles to assist you in making appropriate choices of carnations seeds online. ~Thank you. Eye catching in the field and long lasting in a vase, America has a love affair with daisies! I'm seeking advice on how to keep my hardy mums for next year. This year for the first time I began to grow chrysanthemums wintering in the ground, I bought 22 varieties. Before planting in the garden, seedling plants need to be “hardened off”. If I plant mums now will they survive the winter? You won't get flowers until about September, at least in northern latitudes. Plant mums with tight flower buds so they last longer. Planting calendars are designed to calculate the best time to start seeds and plant a garden. In spring, you can prune out the dead leaves before the new ones start to develop. Submitted by Darla on July 18, 2018 - 7:21pm. Should I Prune them now or. Submitted by Bala on January 16, 2019 - 7:38am. Garden mums are almost always propagated by cuttings, not seed. It survived our mild Indiana winter and is growing tall, again. Submitted by The Editors on August 15, 2016 - 1:27pm. Thank you. Plant these perennial seeds in fall for a gorgeous garden next spring! Mums generally grow to a width and height of 1 to 3 feet so keep this in mind when planning your garden. Thanks! I have planted them near end of October- fairly deep and I have left the potted plant out where it was placed and ignored it and planted in spring. Sneezeweed usually does not finish blooming until mid-fall, and by that time it is often covered with powdery mildew. Mums aren't even out in any garden centers here yet. Learn how to grow chrysanthemums in your garden with the RHS expert guide on choosing, planting, feeding, pruning and propagating plants. There seems to be more of them the day after I water the plant. Every year in the fall, I suffer a bout of mum madness when garden centers and big boxes brim with cheery chrysanthemums. Follow these tips: With a bit of forethought and care, you can keep your mums blooming year after year! Porch. What should I do with them for this winter? I just learned a lot from reading this info!!! If necessary cuttings may be stored for 2-3 days in a cooler at 33-40ºF. It is mid-July. Planting calendars are designed to calculate the best time to start seeds and plant a garden. The range of varieties on offer means that you will find flowers suitable for filling large spaces as well as smaller varieties that are ideal for pots or window boxes. Submitted by Dane on October 17, 2016 - 8:59am. I am putting it in my front porch when should I transplant it into bigger pot? In the spring bring your pots back outside or plan them in the ground. It would seem like you could plant them now. Doreen- I live in zone 6 at a 750 elevation in the Blue Ridge Mts of VA. If the roots are crowding the pot, feel free to move the plants up to the next size pot. Wait until next April-May and buy smal plants at garden centesr, which carry them early in the season. I planted (what I believe to be) a white mammoth mum plant that I was given in a small 10" pot last Spring. Planting Chrysanthemum seeds indoor: A warm room and light exposure is … The range of varieties on offer means that you will find flowers suitable for filling large spaces as well as smaller varieties that are ideal for pots or window boxes. I have dug out plants from a flower bed by one of my sheds. When flowering ends, cut the chrysanthemum plant back to about 8 inches (20.3 cm) from the ground. Thanks for info. Plants grow to a height of 2 feet and are covered with 2-inch blooms, several 100 per plant. To my surprise it came back in full force, spread and bloomed huge blossoms in the Summer/Fall. Thank you, Submitted by Julibob on October 21, 2013 - 7:39pm. People just throw out the mums after autumn. Once a flower is in full bloom, it’s actually past its peak and declining. You can order rooted cuttings from catalogs. Thank You! They are not bred to be hardy; it’s their form, color, and size that are prized. Sow into trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. And I'm REALLY CONFUSED! A History of the Chrysanthemum. Google LSU AG Center. Water well and place in a protected area where it is totally dark and 32ºF to 50ºF. What do I need to do to make them become white again? Remove the dead flowers and keep plants well-watered. I have big beautiful mums in pots on my front I don't want to disappoint them if they all die right away! Because of the long growing season required for mum seeds, it is best to start them indoors six to eight weeks before the date of the last frost or sow the seed in spring in a well prepared bed. Closely monitor the moisture level in the soil when using a heating coil or fluorescent lamp because artificial heat will cause it to dry out faster. If you’re planting newly purchased chrysanthemums, mid-April is a good time. Cut off the dead stems and leaves when you see the first green shoots in spring. In landscaping, chrysanthemums are valued for the fact that they bloom in fall, helping you to achieve four-season interest in your yard. The addition of leaf mold, compost or well-rotted manure can add a benefit. Garden mums are low maintenance, care free, inexpensive, instant fillers in a range of vibrant colors. Be sure to water them about one a month to keep roots hydrated. I would order seeds or plants from a reputable source of medicinal herbs, to be sure you’re getting the right thing. Dig a hole twice as wide as the pot, and place the plant in the hole so that the crown (where the roots meet the stems) are at ground level. I live in Victoria, BC (rainforest) I have no sheltered areas to put it into the ground or pot-it rains too much and will kill it. After cutting my last bloom, they are all now blooming again. Hi. we typically have frost sometimes into may - so i still have some weeks to go. If by chance you do not believe this to describe your plant, you could contact the folks at those pages—see “About”—and they may have more information. In autumn, chrysanthemums and asters are everywhere, from six-inch pots to bushel baskets of orange, yellow, pink, and copper mounded behemoths. I found this site helpful. You can cut off the dead and dying flowers, but leave the foliage to insulation the roots. Then plant outdoors in Spring. Hello, The plants are about 5 times bigger and have hundreds of tiny buds, much smaller buds than the original ones. I live in Texas and we have had 3 really bad freezes and ice this year. Should I just cut it back? A lifelong gardener shares the endless lessons she’s learned from her garden over the years, in hopes of making your own gardening just that much easier! I bought garden mums in November and have had them in the house until now (mid-December). If I buy these mums, do I plant right away or keep them potted thru spring and keep them in the house? Leave the foliage on the plants until spring. Submitted by Monika on December 1, 2017 - 5:30pm, Hello Glad that you are a reader of my blog. Are mums generally available at garden centers in the spring? I bought some mums about a week ago. Submitted by Judy on October 26, 2017 - 1:59am, Submitted by Joe on August 15, 2016 - 5:54am. You can dig them up and see if there is any growth showing from the roots. Submitted by Kay on September 19, 2018 - 8:42am. If this is the case, why are there very few mum plants available in the spring? For best results, select a spot in full sun away from trees and big shrubs. We hope this helps! Form Plant (5) Bloom Season Fall (5) Spread 13-24 inches (5) Height 13-24 inches (5) 26-36 inches (4) Zone zone 3-4 (4) zone 5-6 (5) zone 7-8 (5) zone 9-10 (5) Perennials View all Perennials. I have around 25 mums in the ground, lots of blooms. I've cut them back once already, but I've noticed it looks like I may have buds coming on... it's May 12th! thanks again sorry for the ramble :), Submitted by Doreen G. Howard on November 24, 2013 - 6:14pm. There's still some dead growth from last year. When should I plant my bloomed mums? Nov 27, 2013 - Until recently, nobody suspected there could be anything like indoor air pollution. If you live in a cold climate, you may have trouble overwintering fall mums outside because they do not have time to establish themselves. Those flowers thrive in the summer heat, and include cosmos, zinnias, petunias and nasturtium. I live in Kansas. Cut it in the spring when you see new growth. I was told my mums would bloom again if I planted them in my yard late in October. Submitted by Pam Coley on September 8, 2011 - 11:53am. In colder climates you need to store the mums in a dark cool place over the winter months. Submitted by Candace Buckner on March 11, 2016 - 4:44pm. and planted them when they are just budding and even after they are spent, but not dead, in Aug., Sept. and Oct. Every single one of them has returned each spring and they are healthy and HUGE. Submitted by The Editors on November 20, 2020 - 12:19pm. William, I live in Zone 5, too, and have had great success with mums planted in early spring. I am a beginner gardner, living in western maryland, and is it possible being beginning of June to plant mum seeds in the near future and expect fall blooms? Also, should I re-pot them in bigger pots? Some are tiny, some are huge (like the giant spider mums) and you can find them in a vast variety of colors and hues. There are lots and lots of tiny tiny flies that accumulate on the nearest window. If you live in a cold climate, it is best to leave the foliage on the plant, even after it has browned and died, to increase the plant's chance of surviving the winter. Most garden mums grow to 2 to 3 feet in size and require at least a 12-inch container for the b… Submitted by fran geurts on October 19, 2015 - 8:09am, I live in the hamilton, ontario area and for the last 2 years l planted mums in my front yard in octobers. bought a pot of 9 inch mums can I keep them in the house ?? Submitted by CHaas on October 20, 2013 - 10:31pm. The seeds will germinate in six to 10 days. It doesn't get very cold here. The plants will hibernate for the winter if you keep their roots damp. Please tell me I dont have to dig them up and put in pots for the winter. Lamahewa on October 2, 2013 - 7:00pm, I bought a beautiful Mum about two weeks back & yes I went mad when I saw the beautiful fuller looking plants. When is a good time to replant the pinched/pruned buds off mums if you want to grow new plants? How to plant chrysanthemum seeds. But, I'm betting it's too much water. We even had snow yesterday into this morning. I did plant them pretty in a well established flower bed. Should we prune? Perhaps you could slow down the process by pinching? Chrysanthemum Seeds and Plants. Submitted by Vivian Williams on August 5, 2014 - 10:36pm. Custom programming and server maintenance by, https://mnhardy.umn.edu/varieties/flowers/chrysanthemums. If there is no green in 3 weeks, that particular mum is done. In the spring plant them outside and you should see new growth starting. Chrysanthemums have been a fall favorite among flower aficionados for decades. Be sure to add 4 to 6 inches of mulch after the ground has frozen for more protection. If the leaves are still green, it means that they are making food for the plant, which helps the plant to survive the winter.) After it has bloomed cut off the spent flowers to encourage more buds. Do you have any recommendations of how I can care for it, or is it beyond help? What causes white blooming mums to turn into purple/pink blooming mums. Therefore you could take new citrus seeds without hesitation. How or can I winter those over?? Submitted by Sheryl Bermundo on March 28, 2014 - 11:13pm. How to plant and grow chrysanthemum Being a perennial, chrysanthemum is fast to grow and needs the sunlight hours to allow this to happen. In cold-winter areas, plant seeds at the depth given on the package instructions after a killing frost but before the ground freezes. It depends on where you live and how cold it has been so far this winter? For example, if planting in hardiness zone 5, the last frost date is generally between April 1st – April 15th, and the first frost date typically falls between October 16th – October 31st. So is it ok to take them out of the pot and plant them.I am on the east coast and the tempeture is nowc75-85 on the east coast. Don't be discouraged. They often sell mum transplants in six-paks in May and early June. Submitted by Doreen G. Howard on September 21, 2013 - 8:45pm. But I've been keeping potted mums alive for 3 years, which is at least a full year longer than they should ever live. Picking up a good day and preparing the ground, you can begin to mark the beds. Choose a sunny, well-drained position. Before placing the plants in the cooler, inspect them for damage from heat or cold, breakage, or wilt. Or, it may be that the flowers have matured, are browning and falling off. The Chrysanthemum is a member of the Asteraceae (Compositae) family, related to dahlias, sunflowers, marigolds, zinnias, and cosmos. Start the seeds roughly eight weeks before the last spring frost, which is mid-February within Mediterranean climates. My question is this - Do Mum plants grow like a bush and very large and if so, how do I transplant some of it? Our winter aren't that bad when would it start drying up? thanks so much in advance!!! Maybe they should be named spring mums instead of fall mums--the name is deceiving! Submitted by Lynn on November 10, 2016 - 11:40am. Submitted by The Editors on September 15, 2015 - 3:41pm. I'd be sure they get some moisture. I live in Monroe,Louisiana I just bought 9 mums all 1 gallon. In the early spring, you can plant the mums in the ground. I live in Memphis. I don't know why some of mine last 3 seasons. Did we just make a huge mistake? So plant now! (How little? Usually it takes about 2 weeks to see new green. I like having all these reds, oranges, and yellows in the fall, which is why I also get sucked into buying them. No flowers but lost of green. When & Where to Plant Daisies. You can changes the odds in your favor by leaving the dead foliage on mums and asters instead of shearing for neatness. We have about 1-2 inches now. I have it on my deck now,,when should I put it in the garage for the winter? Sow the seeds by lightly pressing them onto the surface of the soil. Am I supposed to cut these down to 4 inches? Submitted by MAN on November 8, 2014 - 10:16am. Yes, mum plants do grow huge! I live in Mi,,got a mum plant as a gift. ps: i was determined not to lose these this year after losing the 3 gorgeous ones i planted last fall - now i know why they didn't make it - agree with the other posters re:seeing them in spring but they're so pretty i am going to look for them in the six packs this coming spring to get a jump on next fall's crop! They are huge and I am excited to see how much bigger they will grow by this fall. Trim continuously starting now but not beyond July 4th? Add some compost and/or aged manure to the soil in the spring. Any advice would be appreciated. Submitted by The Editors on November 3, 2020 - 9:43am. I think it is too late to plant right? I just planted some MUMS in the ground for a fall landscape and party that I am having in Oct . For a reliable perennial chrysanthemum, choose hardy … Therefore you could take new citrus seeds without hesitation. I too agree about this "FALL MUM" thing....Why don't we see more mums in the spring???????? Which place would be best? A hard frost? Thanks for confirming that doubt. Growing chrysanthemums in pots is a perfect garden solution for apartments and small gardens. It will be a madness of yellow if they all bloom before the frost. Should we trim them back? Also garage has 3 little round windows so I thought maybe I could just put a blanket over top? You can prune the mums in the late fall or in the spring. Thank you, Submitted by The Editors on September 10, 2015 - 4:59pm. The seeds, which are small and dark golden in color, will fall onto the paper. Submitted by Michelle Donati on March 7, 2015 - 7:06pm. Transfer to the garden when the chrysanthemum seedlings are 6 to 8 inches tall. I didn't do anything to it in the Fall. Submitted by Betty Easson on August 21, 2013 - 8:45am. Be sure to water plants well before storage and then water every month to keep roots alive. From what I have read , the smaller bud size may be because I didn't fertilize them in the spring. BONUS: You’ll also receive our Almanac Companion newsletter! Could you pls help me to Save this plant. I need help.It is October 21 here,so if I bring them home what do I do.I have a heated garage. Start the seeds about eight weeks before the last spring frost, which is approximately mid-February. I was given a potted mum as a hostess gift. However, if you are in a spot where afternoon sun can get too harsh, give them some protection from this. Order Green Onion Seeds > 10. After they open and the flowers fade near the end of the month, I leave them outside until the first big frost. (The answer is no.) I live in Canada, Montreal. If so, what should I use? Do I need to put the dead plants in the basement until the Spring? STEP 3. Chrysanthemum flowers such as mums have traditionally been boiled in China to make a tea and used in folk medicine for influenza patients. My heart aches now that I just planted 3 beautiful Mums. There is no need to repot the plant this fall. I bought some potted mums from Home Depot in early October here in middle TN. The seeds should be sown in flats of sterile rooting medium on or before April 1st. Mums can be planted in containers or simply outside in the garden, but to start either, you will need to start with a hol… Submitted by The Editors on May 27, 2016 - 12:06pm. I'll plan them in for spring and give them my yard to grow in year after year! Don't waste them if you want them next year! This is normal and happens when the mum is aging. Submitted by Sharkeisha on January 28, 2014 - 2:32pm. How to plant mums. They have pleny of time to establish robust root systems during the summer. Jim, it's too late to plant mums unless you live in Zone 9. Submitted by The Editors on October 18, 2016 - 11:52am. Coral lavender daisies add unusual tones in fall. Submitted by Doreen G. Howard on August 1, 2014 - 1:50pm. This popular bloom has a history that dates back thousands of years as well as many stories and symbols. Put them in the garage and water about 3-4 weeks to keep the roots hydrated. If you follow some simple rules of chrysanthemum container care, however, you should be able to enjoy their blooms throughout the fall and possibly even the next spring. Submitted by Reen52 on August 27, 2013 - 5:49pm. Accustom young plants to outdoor conditions by moving them to a sheltered place outside for a week. I'd put the pots in the garage and water them monthly to keep roots hydrated. One reason why this has happened is that chrysanthemums are perceived as too much hard work or troublesome. 25 Flower Seeds to Sow in the Fall lists annual and perennial seeds you can sow in fall, before the ground freezes, for spring and summer germination and (best of all) flowers!. A few years later when we moved to our little farm, the mums, now spread out into many plants, came with us, again to be planted on the south side of the house and other places in the yard. They came back this spring with a vengeance! I ordered Mums a few months back and was told they would be sent out for planting season I figured I wouldn't get them until early spring. They can really be planted any time, though, as long as the roots have at least 6 weeks to become established before extremes of either hot or freezing weather. Garage will work. I buy some unopened mums in early October and put them in terra cotta or a quality, heavy duty plastic pot, using decent potting soil. Why plant seeds in the fall? Submitted by Julibob on October 21, 2013 - 7:45pm, Can you winter over other perennials in store bought pots? Leave them out for a few hours each day, gradually increasing the length of time over the course of two weeks. When planting from cuttings, it is best to plant them in late spring or early summer. In fact, the spring is going to be the best time of year to plant a chrysanthemum, but it can be done at any time of year when the frost is not going to affect it. Submitted by Doreen G. Howard on November 10, 2014 - 2:27pm. Would I take the mums out of their pots if stored in the shed? If you start in late winter you will get blooms the first Fall. The backdraw of the shed is that the snow drifts against the door blocking from being able to get into for watering plants. They were beautiful until my Maroon Mums started to fade. I will be purchasing them from the store in pots. They look best planted in a mass (but for plant health, do not overcrowd). Chrysanthemums (Chrysanthemum x morifolium) are extremely popular fall-flowering plants that light up the garden from late summer through Halloween. Wait until the soil in the pot is dry 1/2 inch under the surface. You can also divide plants in half to get more plants. Just yesterday we planned 20 mum's purchased at a big box store in a full-sun location. East or west exposure is the best. I want to invest and not lose pretty mail order varieties as the ones in the store re just blah and a round bush. 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