|I like flowers that show considerable variation, not boring sameness|
|This new seedling is my favorite one so far|
These mums are not for small gardens, but unlike the color blobs that pass as "mums" sold in every grocery or box store this time of year, they are graceful plants with an endless variety of colors in single to semidouble flowers. They fit well into a cottage garden design and are bone hardy. Deer will occasionally eat some of the flower buds, but for some reason this year the hooved rats did not bother them at all.