Harmony Harvest Farm in Weyers Cave grows hundreds of different kinds of flowers from March to Nov., but this time of year is special to head grower Jessica Hall because it is all about the chrysanthemums.
The flower farm is currently growing over 100 varieties of heirloom mums and is getting national recognition for it. The farm, growers, and, of course, the heirloom mums are featured in this month’s edition of Southern Living.
Each kind has its own unique name, like Royal Glamour, Prom Queen, and Hall’s favorite, St. Tropez.
“Southern Living was looking for someone that was growing these long lost heirloom mums. They spent two days with us cataloging the entire crop,” Hall said. “It wasn’t until the first magazines ended up in homes that we found out we made the current October issue.”
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