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Mari-mums will flower for the entire fall season, until it frosts, says horticulturists..

| September 10, 2013

COLLEGE STATION – Got the fading late summer/fall garden blues as everything seems to be turning gray and brown?

Mari-mums, the latest Texas Superstar promotion, might give your garden that shot of bright, showy color it needs, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Research horticulturist.

“The main selling point of mari-mums is that they have good color throughout the fall,” said Dr. Brent Pemberton, AgriLife Research horticulturist and chair of the Texas Superstar executive board. “As compared to chrysanthemums – which may flower for several weeks if the weather is cool – mari-mums will flower for the entire fall season, until it frosts.”

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