What color do football mums come in?

What color do football mums come in?

These bulk flowers are available year round and come in pastel shades including pink, lavender, bronze and white. Football mums are packed in 10 stem bunches. We always suggest receiving these flowers 2-3 days before the event so the flowers can re-hydrate and be ready for your bouquets or arrangements.

Are football mums perennials?

Cut-flower chrysanthemums, like spider mums or football mums, are perennials in Zones 5 to 9, and these types are becoming easier to find for sale online. Garden mums is the wording of choice, and these are the gorgeous flowering plants you see at garden centers in fall displays with pumpkins and gourds.

How do you care for football mums?

Mums are easy to root and should take just 14 to 21 days. It’s important to stick football mum cuttings directly into their finished pots. Stick cuttings directly into moist soil, and mist every five to 10 minutes for the first five days.

What are football mums?

Football mums are hybridized varieties of hardy garden mums, bred for size, shape and color. They are soft to touch with no center button. The largest mums of the chrysanthemum family, they have interesting names like Cheerleader, Coral Cavalier, and Ticonderoga.

What do spider mums look like?

Spider mums take their common name from long, narrow, drooping petals, which look like a spider’s legs. Spider mums take their common name from long, narrow, drooping petals, which look like a spider’s legs.

What is the purpose of mums at homecoming?

The purpose of giving and wearing homecoming mums can be summed up in one word. TRADITION. Mums are a token of affection between a boy and a girl, or between a parent and a child. Let’s admit it, it is just plain FUN and it gives you the opportunity to showcase your personality and school spirit!

How long do football mums last?

Early bloomers often begin flowering in late July, early fall bloomers show off blooms in September and late fall bloomers start their stunning display of colors in October. Each variety differs, but most mums will continue to bloom for four to eight weeks.

Are mums just a Texas thing?

Mums, it turns out, are a very specific tradition, popular only in Texas (and parts of Oklahoma) and are huge, ginormous corsages.

Why is it called a football mum?

Football mums also called Homecoming Mums, Spirit Mums or just simply “Mums” began years ago as a corsage with a live ball mum or chrysanthemum and was given by a boy to his date for the homecoming dance in high school. The growing popularity of the football mum became a big season for the florist.

What do football mums look like?

Regular incurve types of mums are the ones most people recognize as traditional football corsage mums. These plants grow tall and form large, ball-like blossoms. Petals are packed into the flowers and curve toward the flower center—which is why they’re called incurve types. The flowers are small and packed with petals.