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Mums
Posted by Sandra Drazkowski (sandy@draz.com) from WI on 2006-08-11 02:59:00

I bought a beautiful lavender mum and am using it as a house plant.
The flowers are beginning to diminish and it is definitely "root bound" I want to transplant it and keep it as a house plant. Everything I read is about planting them outside or potted patio plants.
Any advise would be appreciated.
Thanks,
Sandy

Mums

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    Posted by Cindy from tx on 2007-05-15 09:21:00

    Hi,
    Mums do bloom better outdoors, but you can keep it has a houseplant as long as it get enough sunlight. I'm not sure what type you have, but most will bloom a couple times a year. Don't worry that you have no blooms right now...it might just not be time for it. You can replant in a larger pot, but as it grows, I would prun the top so it doesn't get leggy. If you deadhead the spent blooms, you can make them last longer.
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