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Mums and Asters: Garden Mums vs Cushion Mums and New York Asters

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Flower_addictnc
Valdese, NC
(Zone 7a)

September 23, 2009
8:22 PM

Post #7096816

Hi everyone,

I have a question...Is there a difference between Garden Mums and Cushion Mums? If so, what is the difference?


Also, I picked up 2 New York Asters locally when in bloom. Now all the blooms have died off, and they look icky. I tried my best to deadhead it, and got most of the millions of blooms. Does it bloom again? Is it necessary to deadhead them?


Thanks,
Danielle
luis_pr
Hurst, TX
(Zone 7b)

October 2, 2009
10:31 AM

Post #7126101

If you deahead and your growing season is normal (ie, long), you should see blooms again in October-ish? I do not deadhead them though, I simply have too many mums and too little time. Sometimes they will flower again (with no "input" from me) and that is just fine with me. Hee hee hee.

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