A truly perennial mum that can withstand temperatures as cold as -30°F! Years of careful breeding went into producing mums this big, this vigorous and this beautiful. You'll be amazed when you see their perfect cushion shape and hundreds of beautiful, brightly colored flowers that butterflies just love! Plant them in full sun to partial shade, either individually or as a hedge, and then enjoy their spectacular fall beauty. They are so easy to take care of -- no pinching, pruning or deadheading required! Plants grow to 3 1/2' high and 5' wide. Ships in a 3" pot. Zones 3-9 Chrysanthemum morifolium
Botanical Name: Chrysanthemum Mammoth 'Red Daisy'
Common Name: Mammoth mum, Chrysanthemum
Form: Herbaceous perennial
Root System: Fibrous
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Height/Habit: 36 - 42"
Spread: up to 5 ft after the 3rd year
Spacing: 4 - 5 ft
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9 (-30 degrees F)
Flowering Date: Mid September till frost
Duration: Several weeks
Cut Flowers: Yes
Dried Flowers: No
Shipping Season: both Spring & Fall
Unique Characterstics: Giant (Mammoth ) Mums grow up to 3.5 ft tall and up to 5 ft wide by the third year! Extreme vigor. Bred by the University of Minn
Flower Color: Red
Flower Form: Daisy type, 3 - 4" across
Foliage Type: Aromatic, alternate deeply lobed, dark green leaves, gray underneath.
Resistance: Good disease and insect resistance.
Pruning: Minimal care: no pinching, pruning or deadheading.
Soil Requirement: Well drained, moist, humus enriched soil.
Shipped: 2 1/4" pot
Restricted States: AE AK GU HI PR
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