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Springtime Planting

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Kristi Chrysanthemum (10 of 14)

Plant in moist, but-well drained soil; fertilize in spring
Plant in full sun
Pinch back buds in spring to encourage bushiness; water when dry
Avoid excessive winter moisture
Height: 16-18 inches; Width: 16-24 inches
Hardy in USDA zones 5-9:
Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; mulch heavily after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; pull back mulch in early spring; fertilize when new growth appears.
Zone 6: Plant in spring; mulch after first hard frost; pull back mulch in early spring; fertilize when new growth appears in early spring.
Zone 7: Plant in spring; mulch after first hard frost; pull back mulch in early spring; fertilize when new growth appears in early spring.
Zone 8: Plant in spring; mulch in fall; pull back mulch in early spring; fertilize when new growth appears in early spring.
Zone 9: Plant in spring; mulch in fall; pull back mulch in early spring; fertilize when new growth appears in early spring.

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