NCS 77th Annual Convention and

Mum Flower Show

Thurs & Fri Nov 6 & 7, 2021

NCS Annual Convention

The convention is the National Chrysanthemum Society (NCS) hosting symposiums, board meetings, and tours of interest to the Society's membership. New members are welcome to join the NCS and attend convention activities.

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“2021 Festival of Fabulous Mums” 

Sat & Sun Nov 6-7, 2021

the public is invited to a full program of seminars, floral competitions, silent auctions & more activities

free of charge


Join us for spectacular displays of chrysanthemum blooms of all different shapes,

colors and sizes as the best mum growers in the U.S.

compete for top awards and national recognition.

Floral designs and botanical arts featuring

Chrysanthemum will be exhibited by local designers at the family-friendly event.


Entry in the competition is free and open to the public. Preregistration is required for some categories.

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FREE Seminars Both Days

A Door Prize Will Be Awarded at Each Seminar.

Win a Pink Princess Philodendron!


Saturday, Nov 6:

1:30 – 2:15, Foodscaping with Grains, Brie Arthur, (the Plant Lady) Author &Horticulturalist

2:30- 3:00pm. Garden Destinations Around the World, Beverly Hurley, Editor, Triangle Gardener

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Pollinator Gardens Using NC Native Plants, Debbie Roos, Chatham Co Extension Agent


Sunday, Nov 7

11:00 -11:30 am, Create Your Own Tropical Paradise with Aroids, Mike Lowe, Horticulturalist, Garden Treasures Nursery

Noon – 12:30, Chrysanthemum Bonsai, John Capobianco, NCS Bonsai Expert

1:00 – 2:00 pm, Floral Design Demo, Patty Stimmel, Former White House Floral Designer

3:00 – 3:30 pm, Ready to Grow Exhibition Style Chrysanthemums? Joan Matthew, CCCS president

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