Is it a good idea to plant mums? Are they perennial?

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  • if you mean perennial, some are and some are not.
  • DesertRose DesertRose on Oct 24, 2017
    Do you mean perennial? Some are , some are not. Refer to the marker in the new plant before purchasing to know if that one is perennial or not.
  • Cindy Cindy on Oct 24, 2017
    I have a perennial "hardy Mum" planted on the side of my house. They are big and beautiful. Looks like a bush most of the time but then in the Fall the flowers come out. It's 4 yrs old (I think).
  • Pennie Collins Pennie Collins on Oct 24, 2017
    In some areas Mums will return. When you purchase them make sure you are buying ones that will come back yearly. I live in Michigan. They do come back and get wider and more plentiful bloomed each season!
  • Pennie Collins Pennie Collins on Oct 24, 2017
    Check with your local nursery to be sure to buy and plant Mums which are perennial for your area.
  • Dfm Dfm on Oct 24, 2017
    some mums are perennial, some are not. buy at a reputable garden center.

  • Dfm Dfm on Oct 24, 2017
    go to a dedicated plant /garden center....or ask a neighbor for starts. i've seen tags removed and or swapped to a different pot.
  • Charlee Hunter Charlee Hunter on Oct 24, 2017
    Mums are perennials. If planted in the ground they come back every year.
  • Susan Whalen Susan Whalen on Oct 24, 2017
    No, but they can be coaxed into blooming twice in a season with care.