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Three colors on one Mum! What ?

Discussion in 'Flowers & Roses' started by Carol Dee, Nov 7, 2018.

  1. Nov 7, 2018
    Carol Dee

    Carol Dee Garden Master

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    I planted this last fall. This fall it came up with 3 distinct colors on different parts of the plant. I KNOW it was ALL Yellow when I planted it. My guess... is there where bits of the other color plants in the pot too. Looks really cool. 011.JPG 005.JPG
     
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    baymule

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    What a happy surprise. They are so pretty.
     
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    so lucky

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    I have seen mums revert to a basic color after a year, but that doesn't seem to be what's happened here. Nice combo!
    A daisy mum is just about the most cheerful flower ever. Perfect for you, @Carol Dee.
     
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    Nyboy

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    I had a rose once change from yellow to red flowers seemed magical. Then I read about grafting and rootstock taking over
     
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    canesisters

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    Magic, color changing plants!!! heartswag.jpg
     
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    Carol Dee

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    Aww thanks @so lucky
     
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    Pulsegleaner

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    Probably a chimera (multiple cell lines in the same plant). I don't think they usually graft mums. I had it happen with a pansy once.
     
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    Carol Dee

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    COOL
     

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