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Chrysanthemum, Garden Mum, Florist's Mum
Chrysanthemum 'Camina'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Chrysanthemum (kris-AN-the-mum) (Info)
Cultivar: Camina

Category:

Perennials

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Red-Orange

Bloom Time:

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Corpus Christi, Texas

Los Fresnos, Texas

Quilcene, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Nov 16, 2008, Igor3125 from Toronto, ON (Zone 4a) wrote:

These little plants are very nice to look at, in the light or shade. They especially look good when some are planted in a small pot. They have a good smell and lighten up the room. Best of all, the garden mums are very easy to maintain. Just give them one forth fo a cup of water each day. If you want them to have extra flowers, put them out in the sun for a long period of time (if they are adults, otherwise just give them a bit).