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meetings are the third Monday of each month @ noon

March through September

at the JC Raulston Arboretum

with an additional wrap-up the year potluck luncheon each November.


General Monthly Meeting Agenda

  •  a short business meeting

  • program on a garden-related topic.

  • break to enjoy snacks provided by members 

  • tips and demonstrations on how to grow vintage, exhibition-style chrysanthemums  

  • finish up with 3 raffles 

    • door prize raffle 

    • new member raffle

    • club support raffle $1/coupon;$5/6coupons

2022 Event Schedule 


Nov. 4: CCCS Flower Magnificent Mums – the Queen of Fall Flowers JC Raulston Arboretum. Friday, Noon to 4:30 pm Open to the Public

Oct. 29-30: Old Dominion Chrysanthemum Society Show, James Lee Community 5Center,  2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church, VA.

Nov 5-6: Skyline and Blue Ridge Chrysanthemum Society’s Combined Show: Williams Memorial Baptist Church, 2105 Carroll Ave, NW, Roanoke, VA

Oct 1 – Nov 15: Longwood Gardens Chrysanthemum Festival, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA (Near Philadelphia)

Oct 1 – Oct 30:  Kiku New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY

September through November Isabella Steward Gardner Museum 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA. 02118

Nov 5-23: Botanic Garden at Smith College, Annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show, 122 Green St, Northampton, MA (2 hours west of Boston)

The month of November 59th Annual Fall Cascading Chrysanthemums, Bellingrath Gardens, Theodore, AL (South of Mobile on the Gulf)


 2021 November Floral exhibit 


2021 CCCs Challenge Mum the garden mum Rhonda in red, bronze, and purple

Every year our membership receives a mum cutting to grow as a  challenge. This year our challenge is the garden mum Rhonda. Growing mums is more an art than a science based on many factors; the microenvironment, water, sun, insect visitors, etc, etc. 


2021 NC State Fair Ribbons

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