The Central Carolina Chrysanthemum Society, a garden club, has been busy growing  Heirloom mums - those cultivars are no longer available, anywhere 

Mt Rainier Chimera 1A irregular Incurve
Mt Rainier Chimera 1A irregular Incurve

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Coral Reef 11A Spider
Coral Reef 11A Spider

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Shizu Aki 13C Exotic
Shizu Aki 13C Exotic

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Mt Rainier Chimera 1A irregular Incurve
Mt Rainier Chimera 1A irregular Incurve

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There are 14 heritage mums in the slide show looping to the right

listing the name, cultivar, classification, color, beginning with the bi-color 

1 Mt Rainier Chimera, 2A, Reflex

2. Coral Reef, 11A, Bronze, Spider

3 William Sydney, 2AA, Pink, Reflex

4 Vegas Showgirl, 11A, Pink, Spider

5 Susan Freestone, 2B, Yellow, Reflex

6 Sengousuisyou, 11A, White, Spider

7 Rose Venice, 2B, Pink, Reflex

8 Lavender Ostrich, 13, Purple, Exotic

9 Garden State, 1A, Yellow, Irregular Curve

10 Frolic, 6A, Purple, Pompom

11 Fluffy, 12, Yellow, Thistle, or Brush

12 Dolphin, 2A, White, Reflex

13 Amateur J .F. Fournier, 2A Red/Bronze, Reflex

14Shizu,Aki, 13C exotic


 Nov. 4th noon - 4:30pm a Crysanthemum Flower Show @ JC Raulston Arboretum

Thanks for supporting our 2022 Fall activities.
CCCS member Cutting propagation starts March 2023

Central Carolina Chrysanthemum Society member provides fall color to the Sanctuary Garden at Transitions LifeCare.  

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Extraordinary Benefits of Central Carolina Chrysanthemum Society Membership

  • Membership in the National Chrysanthemum Society

  • The NCS Beginners Handbook (contains complete information on growing chrysanthemums ($10 publication)

  • The Chrysanthemum, the Journal of the National Chrysanthemum Society (4 annual issues March, June, September, December)

  • Three free mum plants (available for local pickup for only $12 value)                                                                                                                        

  • Able to join the Central Carolina Chrysanthemum Society group order (plant cuttings) to in December 2022                                                                                                                                                                                           (delivery in April - May 2023)

  • Discount on mum growing supplies

  • A Chrysanthemum Reference Binder contains mum growing information handouts ($10 value)

  • Invitation to join the private members-only Facebook page 

  • Monthly Zoom/In-person meetings featuring guest speakers and current relevant pearls (hints and tips)

  • monthly raffle prizes

  • Notification of the annual National Chrysanthemum Society Convention and Juried Floral Show

  •    monogram CCCS shirts (available for member purchase) 

                                             CCCS membership application  click here

                         Goals of the Central Carolina Chrysanthemum Society

  • Assist the National Chrysanthemum Society to educate the public, advance gardening techniques in both public and home gardens and incorporate procedural advances for the propagation and cultivation of chrysanthemums​​

  • Help promote a greater interest in the cultivation of all thirteen classes of chrysanthemums 

  • Encourage amateur, professional and commercial growers to grow and display chrysanthemums​

Mission Statement

Central Carolina Chrysanthemum Society's mission is to encourage, foster, and maintain the continued growth and appreciation of all thirteen classes of chrysanthemums.