I have loved Chrysanthemums since I was a child. I love everything about them: their wide range of colors, the wonderful fragrance, and the memories I have because of them. My mother grew mums, and sometimes on frosty autumn mornings before heading off to school, she went outside to cut a bunch, wrapped them in damp newspaper, and sent them with me to give to my teacher. It sounds a whole lot like brown-nosing to me, and although it didn't help me any, it sure didn't hurt. I have grown all sorts of mums through the years, some splashy colors and some like this one. It's an old-fashioned mum, the kind I like best, and if you think it's just plain old white, then take a closer look and think again. Often the petals are tinged with red and pink. It grows from 2-3 feet tall with an equal spread. "Innocence" likes a sunny place in well-drained soil in Zones 5a-9b.
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