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

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

2023  Fall  Event 


save the date November 4 & 5


Just in case you haven't received the December issue of THE CHRYSANTHEMUM yet, I want to share Margie Case's gorgeous photo of her Raleigh garden. Congrats, Margie! 
CCCS member Margie Case decorated her backyard with more than six different classes of chrysanthemums, used a full moon as a backdrop,  made a classic photograph NCS displayed on their December magazine cover

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

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                         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. 

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