Chrysanthemums require lots of water and fertilizer, rich soil with good drainage and full sun. In warmer climates, they're grown as perennials. In cooler climates, they can be grown as annuals. They are excellent flower... More »

The main difference between garden mums and florist mums is that garden mums are hardy and can survive frost and winter months, while florist mums are less hardy and only survive in warmer climates. This is because garde... More »

Indoor mums require bright, indirect sunlight for the entire day, and outdoor mums should receive five hours of morning sun, followed by shade in the afternoon. Avoid extreme temperatures, keeping their climate between 7... More »

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