Chrysanthemum Plants
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planting mums outside

Zone Caldwell, Idaho | seamstress79 added on August 29, 2015 | Answered

I just bought a Mum from the Walmart garden store. It has purple and yellow flowers---small. Can I plant it outside in a barrel now? I live in southwest Idaho.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on August 30, 2015

Yes, you can go ahead and plant your outdoor autumn planters.

Generally the plants sold at this time of year are a hardy mum cultivator.

With proper care it can be wintered over, but many grow them as a annual fall plant.

Here is a few links with more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/chrysanthemum/growing-chrysanthemum-flowers.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/chrysanthemum/wintering-mums.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/chrysanthemum/fertilizing-mums.htm

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