Single Chrysanthemum, known as disbud or Mum, are classified as Cremon, Disbud and Fuji. Spider Mums, also called Fuji Mums, are large single head flower with spiky petals. Fuji Mums are available in white, yellow, Lavender, purple and pink. Cremon Mums display single flowers of yellow, white, lavender and bronze.
Species: Chrysanthemum X morifolium (formerly Dendranthemum X grandiflorum)
Symbolizes: Emblem of Japanese Imperial family. Longevity, fidelity, joy, and optimism. Red symbolizes deep love and passion. Yellow, neglected love or sorrow.
Also Known As: Standard Mum
Care, Handling & Design
Temperature: 34-38F (1-3C)
Water: Medium water quality. Avoid softened water.
Vase Life: 15-25 days
What to Look for When Purchasing
Healthy green foliage, flower buds protected and free of physical injury, free of disease (botrytis).
Classic in tradition, their contemporary flair makes them versatile in high style modern designs. Mums are a perfect focal flower for any floral design; a festive texture for any celebration! Exotic looking Spiders are great for large arrangements and blend well with tropical flowers. Also popular in funeral work. Their stems are hardy and long-lasting. If cared for properly, Disbuds can have a very long shelf life. In any arrangement, associate with other flowers that have similar vase life characteristics.
Pest & Disease Information
Botrytis on stems, leaves and flowers. Practice good disease control regime during growing phase. Use anti-Pathogen Transport Paper sheets during shipping and storage.
Leaf yellowing, leaf necrosis, botrytis on petals and leaves. Bloom shattering, foliage yellowing, dehydration, wilting, fungus, creasing and bruising, as well as weak, crooked or cracked stems.
For optimal care of Chrysanthemum (Disbud), please reference the chart of products below. Make sure to select your region to see which products are available.